Author Archives: Dan Gezelter

Source code of DESTINY, a 2D and 3D SRAM/eDRAM/NVM Cache Modeling Tool

DESTINY models both 2D and 3D caches designed with SRAM, eDRAM, PCM, STT-RAM and ReRAM, thus covering both conventional and emerging technologies. In its purpose, it is similar to CACTI. Accompanying paper available at Category should be: Computer Science … Continue reading

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Source code of Parallel and Serial Red-Black SOR in Chapel, D and Go Languages

Successive over-relaxation (SOR) is a computationally intensive, yet extremely important iterative solver for linear systems. Due to recent growth in amount of data generated and increasing problem sizes, serial platforms have proved to be insufficient in providing the required computational … Continue reading

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Pathomx is a workflow-based tool for the analysis and visualisation of experimental data. Initially created as a tool for metabolomic data analysis is has been extended and can now be used for any scientific and non-scientific data analysis. The software … Continue reading

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Quantum GIS

A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs … Continue reading

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DAMASK the Dsseldorf Advanced Material Simulation Kit

DAMASK is a flexible and hierarchically structured model of material point behavior for the solution of (thermo-) elastoplastic boundary value problems. Its main purpose is the simulation of crystal plasticity within a finite-strain continuum mechanical framework. DAMASK is currently coupled … Continue reading

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At rOpenSci we are creating packages that allow access to data repositories through the R statistical programming environment that is already a familiar part of the workflow of many scientists. Our tools not only facilitate drawing data into an environment … Continue reading

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GitHub Science Showcase

Scientists around the world are working together to solve some of the biggest questions in research. Take a look at some of the examples featured here to find out more. Find GitHub Science Showcase at:

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A modest proposal

Dear Professor X, Thank you for the invitation to review for the Journal of X.  I appreciate the work you do and have done for the X community. That said, I have decided not to review for Elsevier journals unless the … Continue reading

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Open Science Codefest

The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) at UCSB is co-sponsoring the Open Science Codefest 2014, which aims to bring together researchers from ecology, biodiversity science, and other earth and environmental sciences with computer scientists, software engineers, and developers to collaborate … Continue reading

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Energy system modelling with ASCEND

This a major release of the program. It introduces major modifications on the usage of Tonatiuh from previous versions of the program. In this new release, the user must decide what ray tracing results to save and how to save … Continue reading

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