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High performance computing in Computer Science: ITER International School 2014

High Performance Computing in Computer Science: ITER International School 2014

This Special Issue of JPP collects peer-reviewed contributions from the lecturers of the 2014 ITER Summer School. The articles are aimed primarily at Ph.D students and Post-Docs working in the field of magnetically confined fusion. The specific focus of the 2014 ITER school was on high-performance computing in modeling fusion plasmas. 

This subject has an interdisciplinary character: high-performance computing is a key tool for facing different problems in different fields of magnetically confined fusion. It is one of the main subjects for achieving the expected results in the future ITER reactor: due to the high complexity of high-temperature plasmas and to the growing performances of modern calculators, the majority of studies in this field are performed using highly parallel numerical codes.

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