First XiRel Workshop

The Center for Computation & Technology will held the first XiRel workshop that will bring together researchers from LSU, Rochester Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, and the Albert-Einstein Institute from Germany.

Agenda: Wednesday (Jan 23rd)

Session 1 (Lead by Dr. Allen)

8:30AM Breakfast and agenda review
9:00AM General vision and scope of the project
9:30AM Development needs (round table discussion involving all participants)
10:00AM Break
10:30AM Benchmarking activities and computational part of each group's code
12:30PM Lunch

Session 2 (Lead by Dr. Schnetter)

2:00PM Carpet
3:00PM AMR enablement of Carpet
4:00PM Break
4:30PM Performance: hybrid MPI+OpenMP programming and LoopControl
5:30PM Einstein Toolkit
6:00PM Social events, dinner

Thursday (Jan 24th)

Session 3 (Lead by Dr. Hinder)

8:30AM Breakfast
9:00AM Kranc, short demonstration
10:00AM Spacetime evolution with McLachlan
11:00AM Hydro integration
12:15PM Lunch meeting with LSU numrel group.

Session 4 (Lead by Dr. Allen)

2:00PM BBH Factory and other production tools
3:00PM Next generation Cactus tools
4:00PM Break
4:30PM User support for Cactus, Carpet and other tools
5:30PM Overall Summary from Dr Allen and Dr. Schnetter
6:30PM Dinner, social events

Friday (Jan 25th)

Technical discussions and code writing
Tentative: hand-on tutorials on BBH Factory and Kranc.


  • Louisiana State University:
    • Gabrielle Allen
    • Peter Diener
    • Frank Loeffler
    • Erik Schnetter
    • Jian Tao
    • Mayank Tyagi
    • Burkhard Zink
    • Enrique Pazos
  • Albert Einstein Institute:
    • Denis Pollney
    • Christian Reisswig
  • Rochester Institute of Technology:
    • Yosef Zlochower
  • Penn State University:
    • Ian Hinder

23 Jan 2008 — elena