Advances in Leadership Computing

September/October 2014

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Here, Steven Gottlieb recounts the origin of the term leadership computing, and shares stories from his computing experiences predating the introduction of the term. No names have been changed to protect the innocent, but several have been omitted to protect both the innocent and the guilty. Read full article »

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Copublished with the American Institute of Physics, CiSE features the latest computational science and engineering research in an accessible format along with departments covering news and analysis, CSE in education, and emerging technologies.

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Practically Accurate Floating-Point Math

Practically Accurate Floating-Point Math

With the right tools, floating-point code can be debugged like any other code, drastically improving its accuracy and reliability Read full article »

Streamlining Development of a Multimillion-Line Computational Chemistry Code

Streamlining Development of a Multimillion-Line Computational Chemistry Code

Computational science and engineering projects have goals and development strategies that can be quite different from those in the traditional scientific software engineering domain. However, methodologies developed by and for software engineers can be both applicable and helpful to the scientific software development process. This article presents a case study of applying the software engineering strategy of continuous integration to the Assisted Model Building with Energy Refinement (Amber) molecular dynamics code. Read full article »

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