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ACM Transactions Issue Dedicated to DOE’s ACTS Collection of HPC Tools

November 1, 2005

 

Tony Drummond

The Association of Computing Machinery dedicated the September 2005 issue of Transactions on Mathematical Software (ACM TOMS) to the ACTS Collection. The DOE Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection (http://acts.nersc.gov) comprises a set of tools mainly developed at the DOE laboratories. These software tools aim to simplify the solution of common and important computational problems and have substantially benefited a wide range of scientific and industrial

Osni Marques

applications.

The ACTS Collection is maintained by Osni Marques and Tony Drummond of CRD’s Scientific Computing Group. They also served as guest editors-in-chief for the special issue, as well as authors of two articles in the journal. Sherry Li of the Scientific Computing Group also contributed “An Overview of SuperLU: Algorithms, Implementation, and User Interface.”

The ACM TOMS table of contents and links to the articles can be found at <http://www.acm.org/toms/Current.html#v31n3>.


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