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Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification
1 month ago

Zeroing in on Text Understanding for Automated Cancer Report Classification

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2012 approximately 14 million new cases of cancer were reported worldwide, and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) predicts that number will rise to 22 million by 2032. With each …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
3 months ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows
11 months ago

OLCF Testing New Platform for Scientific Workflows

By  •  11 months ago  •  Technology

Scientific progress increasingly is driven by data—along with the instruments that produce it, the networks that move it, the systems that analyze it, and the servers that host and disseminate …
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Accelerating Cancer Research with Deep Learning
1 year ago

Accelerating Cancer Research with Deep Learning

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing automated data tools for cancer research by employing deep learning techniques.
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OLCF Expands Data Analytics Capability with Popular Programming Language
2 years ago

OLCF Expands Data Analytics Capability with Popular Programming Language

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

With big science comes big data. In fact, large-scale simulations that run on leadership-class supercomputers work at such high speeds and resolution that they generate unprecedented amounts of data. The …
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OLCF Updates Lustre Community on New Features at Annual Workshop
2 years ago

OLCF Updates Lustre Community on New Features at Annual Workshop

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

OLCF staff delivered talks and tutorials to Lustre users covering the center’s on-going contributions to the effort to expand the parallel file system’s performance and flexibility.
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ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design
2 years ago

ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

An article, published in the October 2015 issue of Nature Materials, provides an overview of recent advances in experimental imaging, data analytics, and high-performance computing that are enabling new opportunities for discovery and design of advanced materials.
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Group Leader Tapped for New Advanced Data and Workflow Group
3 years ago

Group Leader Tapped for New Advanced Data and Workflow Group

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Sreenivas Rangan Sukumar is the new Group Leader for the Advanced Data and Workflow Group.

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OLCF Shares Lustre Knowledge at International Workshop
3 years ago

OLCF Shares Lustre Knowledge at International Workshop

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF played a significant role in an ORNL event to share knowledge and discuss the future development of the parallel file system, Lustre.
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OLCF Staff Members Take Leading Roles at Joint Facilities User Forum
4 years ago

OLCF Staff Members Take Leading Roles at Joint Facilities User Forum

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

The Joint Facilities User Forum on Data-Intensive Computing brought together users and HPC center staff to discuss approaches to handling data, best practices, and the future of data-driven scientific discovery.

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Protecting Big Data

By  •  4 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF recently relocated the center’s archive tape library to a centralized location with a more controlled environment, resulting in better overall availability and uptime for OLCF system users and better resiliency of the media.
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The Future of Computing and Data Integration

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Supercomputing experts from around the world used a recent meeting in the Tennessee Smokies to grapple with the challenges of “big data.”
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