|Welcome to this week’s issue of "CUDA: Week in Review." Questions or suggestions? Email us at email@example.com|
|France: The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) and NVIDIA are co–hosting a seminar on 1/28/10 in Paris for finance professionals who want to learn how to implement fast, efficient Monte Carlo models on the CUDA architecture. See: http://www.nag.co.uk/Market/NAG_NVIDIA_Seminar.asp
Japan: RIKEN, one of the most prestigious research institutes in Japan, is the site of an upcoming computing conference to be keynoted by NVIDIA CEO Jen–Hsun Huang. RIKEN conducts research across a wide range of fields, including physics, chemistry, medical science, biology, and engineering. The conference takes place on 1/28/10 – 1/29/10. See: https://reg-nvidia.jp/public/seminar/view/3
Taiwan: A GPU Computing seminar is being held on 1/22/10 at the National Taiwan University. This event provides an opportunity for government agencies, universities, and research institutions to showcase their work and meet other professionals who are using CUDA. See: http://www.nvidia.com.tw/object/gpu_computing_seminar_tw.html
|"Rugged Implementation" of CUDA GPUs|
|GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, has announced the GRA111 high–performance graphics board, the first "rugged implementation of a CUDA–capable GPU." The GRA111 is the initial member of GE Fanuc’s planned family of CUDA–enabled products. These products are expected to revolutionize military and aerospace embedded computing by bringing a supercomputing capability to applications/environments that require leading–edge processing, such as radar, signals intelligence, and video surveillance and interpretation.See: http://is.gd/6MEMx
|Call for Papers!|
|– HotPar Workshop on Hot Topics in Parallelism. Papers due 1/24/10. Go to: http://is.gd/5MjRQ
– Dependable Multi–Core Computing Workshop. Papers due 2/15/10. Contact:
|Graduate Fellowship Program|
|NVIDIA’s Graduate Fellowship Program applications are due 2/3/10. Learn more: http://is.gd/5WqTZ
|See the presentation on CUDA/Fermi made by NVIDIA’s Sumit Gupta on 1/13/10: http://www.nvidia.com/content/webinar/Tesla_Fermi_Webinar_Jan13_10_v1_1.pdf
|CUDA and GPU Computing Courses|
|Over 295 universities are teaching CUDA and GPU Computing courses. See the list: http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_university_courses.html
|New on CUDA Zone: Monte Carlo Simulation of Photon Migration|
|This paper demonstrates that the GPU–based Monte Carlo simulation is a practical solution for data analysis in a wide range of diffuse optical imaging applications, such as human brain or small–animal imaging. The code was implemented with CUDA C, achieving an acceleration ratio of above 300. Citation: Qianqian Fang and David A. Boas, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Photon Migration in 3D Turbid Media Accelerated by GPUs," Optics Express 17, 20178–20190(2009). See: http://is.gd/6MwqE
|Submit Your Work|
|Have a CUDA–related paper or research? Show it on CUDA Zone. Submission form: http://is.gd/6hxx2
|Check out this real–time "Mandelbrot zoomer" in SSE assembly and CUDA C created by Thanassis Tsiodras: http://awe.sm/27AEa . Trivia fact: Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot, known as the father of fractal geometry, is a dual French and American citizen.
Download the CUDA Toolkit 3.0 Beta here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_get.html
|CUDA ON THE WEB|
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