• PRACE White Papers

  • This page contains a list of public whitepapers produced by the various tasks of PRACE projects.


  • Scalable algorithms (PRACE White Papers)

    Optimising PICCANTE – an Open Source Particle-in-Cell Code for Advanced Simulations on Tier-0 Systems Authors: A. Sgattonia, L. Fedeliaa,b, S. Sinigardia,c, A. Marocchinod, A. Macchiaa,b,*, V. Weinberge, A. Karmakare a CNR/INO Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy b University of Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa Italy c University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, […]


  • Performance prediction (PRACE White Papers)

    Performance Improvement in Kernels by Guiding Compiler Auto-Vectorization Heuristics Authors: William Killiana, Renato Micelia,*, EunJung Parka, Marco Alvarez Vegaa, John Cavazosaa a University of Delaware, USA a Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), Ireland a Universite de Rennes, France Abstract: Vectorization support in hardware continues to expand and grow as we still continue on superscalar […]


  • Power efficiency (PRACE White Papers)

    An Energy-centric Study of Conjugate Gradient Method Authors: Konstantinos Nikas1, Dimitris Siakavaras1, Vasileios Karakasis1, Jan Christian Meyer2, and Lasse Natvig31Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET), Greece2High Performance Computing Section, IT Dept., NTNU, Norway3Dept. of Computer and Information Science (IDI), NTNU, Norway Abstract: This whitepaper focuses on the study of the conjugate gradient method and how […]


  • Socio-Economic Challenges (PRACE White Papers)

    Identification of Applications Associated with Socio-economic Challenges Authors: Maciej Szpindlera, Marcin Zielinskiba ICM, University of Warsaw, Pawinskiego 5A, 02-106 Warsaw, Poland b SURFsara, Science Park 140, 1098XG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Abstract: This White Paper reports on the identification of major socio-economic challenges and associated key community application codes as a part of application support within […]