PRACE Annual Report 2013

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Veronica Teodor, FZJ
Turlough Downes, DCU
Stelios Erotokritou, CaSToRC
Martti Louhivuori, CSC
Stéphane Requena, GENCI
Emma Hogan, ICHEC
Martin Peters, ICHEC
Simon Wong, ICHEC
Estelle Emeriau, PRACE
Renelle Guichard, PRACE
Gustavo Yepes, UAM
Kenneth Ruud, UIT

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 4 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreements RI-283493 and RI-312763. For more information, see

Published: May 2014
ISBN: 978-9-0821694-0-9