Acts -- A collection of high performing software tools for scientific computing

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During the past decades there has been a continuous growth in the number of physical and societal problems that have been successfully studied and solved by means of computational modeling and simulation. Further, many new discoveries depend on high performance computer simulations to satisfy their demands for large computational resources and short response time. The Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection brings together a number of general-purpose computational tool development projects funded and supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). These tools make it easier for scientific code developers to write high performance applications for parallel computers. They tackle a ... continued below

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Drummond, L.A. & Marques, O.A. November 1, 2002.

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During the past decades there has been a continuous growth in the number of physical and societal problems that have been successfully studied and solved by means of computational modeling and simulation. Further, many new discoveries depend on high performance computer simulations to satisfy their demands for large computational resources and short response time. The Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection brings together a number of general-purpose computational tool development projects funded and supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). These tools make it easier for scientific code developers to write high performance applications for parallel computers. They tackle a number of computational issues that are common to a large number of scientific applications, mainly implementation of numerical algorithms, and support for code development, execution and optimization. The ACTS collection promotes code portability, reusability, reduction of duplicate efforts, and tool maturity. This paper presents a brief introduction to the functionality available in ACTS. It also highlight the tools that are in demand by Climate and Weather modelers.

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  • Tenth ECMWF Workshop on the Use of HPC in Meteorology, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading (GB), 11/04/2002--11/08/2002

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  • Report No.: LBNL--53897
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 817261
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Drummond, L.A. & Marques, O.A. Acts -- A collection of high performing software tools for scientific computing, article, November 1, 2002; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740533/: accessed July 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.