Issue No. 01 - Jan.-Feb. (2012 vol. 14)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2011.21
Kai Diethelm , Gesellschaft für Numerische Simulation (GNS)
<p>Modern computational simulation's increasing and mainly speed-oriented use of HPC systems often conflicts with the goal of making research reproducible. Indeed, the simulations that result from HPC use often behave reproducibly in only a limited way. As a discussion of this phenomenon's technical background describes, the problems entailed will be very difficult to overcome.</p>
Parallel algorithms, numerical analysis, scientific computing
K. Diethelm, "The Limits of Reproducibility in Numerical Simulation," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 14, no. , pp. 64-72, 2011.