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Working Notes 17-18 published and available.

Working Notes 17 and 18 have been uploaded: WN17 – Sparse direct solution on parallel computers, Iain Duff, Florent Lopez, and Stojce Nakov WN18 – An Auto-Tuning Framework for a NUMA-Aware Hessenberg Reduction Algorithm, Mahmoud Eljammaly, Lars Karlsson, and Bo Kågström The full list of published Working Notes can be found on this page:  

Swedish e-Science Academy 2017

At the recent Swedish e-Science Academy 2017, held at Umeå University 11-12 October 2017, NLAFET members presented 3 posters: A Task-Based Algorithm for Reordering the Eigenvalues of a Matrix in Real Schur Form, Mirko Myllykoski Blocked and Robust solution of triangular systems, Carl Christian K. Mikkelsen and Lars Karlsson An Auto-tuning Framework for a NUMA-Aware Hessenberg Reduction Algorithm, Mahmoud Eljammaly,… Read more »

PPAM 2017

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NLAFET sent several participants to PPAM 2017 (September 10-13, 2017), where they presented some of their ongoing research.  Persons in bold made the presentation at the conference. On the Tunability of a New Hessenberg Reduction Algorithm Using Parallel Cache Assignment – Mahmoud Eljammaly, Lars Karlsson and Bo Kågström Blocked Algorithms for Robust Solution of Triangular Linear Systems – Carl Christian… Read more »

Working Notes 14-16 published and available!

WN14 – Experiments with sparse Cholesky using a parametrized task graph implementation, Iain Duff and Florent Lopez WN15 – PLASMA 17 Functionality Report Parallel BLAS and Norms, Linear Systems and Least Squares, Mixed Precision and Matrix Inversion, Maksims Abalenkovs, Jack Dongarra, Mark Gates, Azzam Haidar, Jakub Kurzak, Piotr Luszczek, Mawussi Zounon, Samuel Relton, Jakub Sistek, David Stevens, Ichitaro Yamazaki, Asim… Read more »

Bo Kågström appointed SIAM Fellow 2016

The citation for his nomination reads; “Bo Kågström is Professor of Numerical Analysis and Parallel Computing and Director of High Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N) at Umeå University. Kågström has 25 publications in SIAM books and journals. He was a corresponding editor of the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, was awarded the SIAM/SIAG Linear Algebra Prize in 2000,… Read more »

Postdoc and PhD positions in Parallel Computing for Extreme-Scale Systems, Umeå University

Department of Computing Science at Umea University, Sweden invites excellent candidates to apply for postdoctoral and PhD positions. The successful candidate(s) will join NLAFET, which is one of the high-profile extreme-scale computing projects funded by the European Commission within the recent FET-HPC call under Horizon 2020. NLAFET is coordinated by Umea University with international partners from INRIA (France), University of… Read more »

Postdoc position in Numerical Analysis, STFC, UK

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic researcher to join our Numerical Analysis research team within the STFC’s Scientific Computing Department for a three year period. The team is internationally known for its research into numerical linear algebra and optimization. The role involves both algorithmic research and the translation of this research into software. You will be working in… Read more »