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How To Quickly Compute The Mandelbrot Set In Python
JeanFrancoisPuget
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python
pycuda
pyopencl
math
fractals
gpu
dataviz
opencl
mandelbrot
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Introduction My Christmas Gift was about creating nice images of the Mandelbrot set. A comment on reddit make me write this sequel. The comment is suggesting that I should use a vectorized version of the code rather than the...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
Modified on by JeanFrancoisPuget


Optimizing Car (And Cyclist) Speed
What is the optimal way to adjust one's car speed in order to minimize fuel consumption (or CO2 emission) while meeting desired travel time? The answer to that question came to me after I wrote my last blog entry on Predicting Cyclist Speed . In that...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
Modified on by JeanFrancoisPuget


Math Games for Kids  Make mathematics fun with this series of games for preschool or primary school children. Community Blog
Make mathematics fun with this series of games and activities designed to promote an understanding of numbers, data, probability, measurement, time, and other math skills. Two sets of activities  one for preschool children, another for primary school students...
from Blog: Academic Initiative Knowledge Exchange
Modified on by Dennis Buttera


Engineering Everything  Introduce engineering's impact on our lives, and promote technical careers. Community Blog
Dennis Buttera
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k12
academic_initiative
engineering
math
academia
science
analytics
skills
smarter
computer_science
1,684 Views
Excite students about engineering with a presentation that demonstrates how it affects them in everyday ways, like eating healthy food and using the Internet. A supplemental guide provides tips on how to encourage a child's interest in science, math, and...
from Blog: Academic Initiative Knowledge Exchange
Modified on by Dennis Buttera


The infinite hotel paradox
From http://www.wimp.com/infinitehotel/ The infinite hotel paradox Originally conceived by mathematician David Hilbert in the 1920s, this famous thought experiment challenges thinkers to truly understand what it means to reach infinity. Imagine working...
from Blog: HermannSW
Modified on by HermannSW


Learn how to take advantage of compiler autovectorization Community Blog
melaniejs
Tags:
c++
autovectorization
mass
xl
compiler
c
performance
math
fortran
applications
libraries
1 Comment
5,506 Views
This demo explains how to use the MASS highperformance mathematical libraries via the autovectorization features supported by XL compilers. The demo is built upon the examples given in a developerWorks article titled “ How to improve the performance of...
from Blog: C/C++ Cafe


Livro online apresenta o LibreOffice Community Blog
Aplicativos open source nem sempre são tão bem supridos de documentação introdutória quanto seus concorrentes proprietários, por algumas razões que são ao mesmo tempo simples e difíceis de combater. A primeira delas é o aspecto demográfico: autores e...
from Blog: Blog do developerWorks


Razões pelas quais programadores são, em geral, bons músicos (e vice versa)
Há algum tempo atrás assisti à uma entrevista com um famoso ator brasileiro. Interessante que, em dado ponto da entrevista, ele fez a seguinte afirmação: "em geral, um indivíduo que conhece música e matemática, em tudo o que faz, o faz um pouco...
from Blog: Elton Grottoli


Investing in Arithmetic: It's Basic Math
Let's face it, I'm a words kinda guy. Always have been, always will be. But I also work at IBM. IBM, the company that helped transform the language of math into the language of computers and of business. The company that developed Fortran back in...
from Blog: Todd "Turbo" Watson  IBM Corporation
