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Contents
Foreword, xi
Acknowledgments, xv
Executive Summary, xvii
Contributors, xxiii
Chapter 1 Introduction and Brief History of
Supercomputing 1
Merle Giles and anwar Osseyran
part i Country Contributions
Chapter 2 Country Strategic Overview of
Supercomputing 25
steve COnway, Merle Giles, and anwar Osseyran
Chapter 3 Industrial Applications on
Supercomputing in Finland 37
per Öster, anni JakObssOn, and ari turunen
Chapter 4 Industrial Applications on
Supercomputing in France 47
Catherine rivière and stéphane requena
Chapter 5 Industrial Applications on
Supercomputing in Germany 63
MiChael M. resCh and andreas wierse
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Chapter 6 Industrial Applications on
Supercomputing in Italy 79
sanziO bassini and ClaudiO arlandini
Chapter 7 Industrial Applications of High-Performance
Computing in Japan 97
MakOtO tsubOkura
Chapter 8 Industrial Applications of High-Performance
Computing in The Netherlands and Belgium 115
anwar Osseyran, peter MiChielse, serGe bOGaerts, and dane skOw
Chapter 9 Industrial High-Performance
Computing Activities in Korea 139
sanG Min lee
Chapter 10 Industrial Applications on
Supercomputing in Spain 153
FranCesC subirada
Chapter 11 Industrial Use of High-Performance
Computing in the United Kingdom 169
Mark parsOns and FranCis wray
Chapter 12 u.s. Industrial Supercomputing at NCSA 179
Merle Giles, seid kOriC, and evan burness
Chapter 13 Industrial Letters of Testimony to the U.S.
National Science Foundation 195
Merle Giles
Chapter 14 A Livermore Perspective on the Value
of Industrial Use of High-Performance
Computing Resources at Lawrence
Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia
NationalLaboratories 205
JeFFrey p. wOlF and dOna l. CrawFOrd
Contents ix
part ii Case Studies
Chapter 15 High-Performance Computing Business
Case in the Petroleum Sector 223
keith Gray
Chapter 16 Rolls-Royce Corporation: High-Performance
Computing Impact on Industrial Design Cycle 233
tOdd siMOns
Chapter 17 Porsche: An Industrial Use Case 243
MiChael M. resCh and andreas wierse
Chapter 18 Industrial Applications’ Journey to
Supercomputing at Renault 247
yves tOurbier and MarC pariente
Chapter 19 GE Research Industrial Applications’ Journey
to Supercomputing 253
riCk arthur and MasakO yaMada
Chapter 20 An Italian Twist on an Americas Cup
Sailboat Hull Design 279
raFFaele pOnzini and andrea penza
Chapter 21 NDEMC Midwest Pilot in the
United States of America 285
Merle Giles and Cynthia MCintyre
Chapter 22 Geophysical Imaging in High-Performance
Computing Platforms in Spain 301
MauriCiO hanziCh, JOsep de la puente, and
FranCisCO OrtiGOsa
Chapter 23 High-Performance Computing Methods
at Frances HydrOcean 307
erwan JaCquin
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part iii Industry Developments and Trends
Chapter 24 A View from International Data
Corporation (IDC): High-Performance
Computing and HPDA 315
steve COnway and ChiraG dekate
Chapter 25 Conclusions: Synergy between Science and
Industry with High-Performance Computing 347
anwar Osseyran and Merle Giles
INDEX, 357

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