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Monthly Archives: September 2015

  • Predicting popularity

    Predicting popularity

    More than one billion people currently use YouTube, and 300 hours of video are uploaded to the video-sharing website every minute.In this digital age there’s a constant need to better understand social media, how it evolves and the factors and benefits of using tools like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.NCI’s supercomputer, Raijin, is helping researchers from The Australian National University to understand the lifecycle of YouTube videos - and predict their popularity.In collaboration with technology research centre NICTA, Dr Lexing ... Read More

  • NCMAS applications are open

    NCMAS applications are open

    The National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) is the principal competitive program for allocation of high-performance computing resources for scientific research in Australia.In 2016, NCMAS will provide a total of approximately 200 million core-hours on five national HPC facilities to scientific researchers in Australia. HPC resources will be allocated at the following participating facilities for the 2016 calendar year.       - NCI: Raijin (Fujitsu)    - Pawsey Centre: Magnus (Cray)    - VLSCI: Avoca (IBM BlueGene/Q)    - Monash: MASSIVE (SF ... Read More

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