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HPC and AI
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Earthquake Simulations at Extreme Scale
Abstract:

The highly nonlinear, multiscale dynamics of large earthquakes is a difficult physics problem that challenges HPC systems at extreme computational scales. This presentation will summarize how earthquake simulations at increasing levels of scale and sophistication have contributed to our understanding of seismic phenomena, focusing on the practical use of simulations to reduce seismic risk and enhance community resilience. Full realization of the projected gains in forecasting probability will require enhanced computational capabilities, but it could have a broad impact on risk-reduction strategies, especially for critical facilities such as large dams, nuclear power plants, and energy transportation networks.

 
Topics:
HPC and AI, Federal
Type:
Talk
Event:
GTC Washington D.C.
Year:
2016
Session ID:
DCS16113
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