The technical committee of the 2018 IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC ’18 to be held in the Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts, USA, 25 – 27 September, 2018) seeks new presentations. Continue reading HPEC ’18 Call For Papers
Two Massachusetts teams, one from Northeastern and one comprising students from UMass Boston and UMass Lowell, participated in this year’s SC17 Student Cluster Competition in Denver in November. Continue reading The Fast and the Furious
by Helen Hill for MGHPCC
Motivated by an eastern spruce budworm outbreak traveling down from Canada, researchers in the School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine and colleagues in the U Maine Advanced Computing Group, catalyzed by a seed grant from the Northeast Cyberteam Program, have been applying machine learning techniques to map the evolving state of the forest to provide accurate and up-to-date information on forest as the outbreak develops.