Case study discusses Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX), gives an overview of Black-Scholes valuation.
Learn about a technique that deals with the load imbalance of heterogeneous distributed systems, plus get sample source code.
Learn practical tips for using the vectorization advisor, which is part of Intel® Advisor.
Our building block is the FD compute kernels that are typically used for RTM (reverse time migration) algorithms for seismic imaging. The computations performed by the ISO-3DFD (Isotropic 3-dimensional finite difference) stencils play a major role in accurate imaging of complex subsurface structures in oil and gas surveys and exploration. Here we leverage the ISO-3DFD discussed in  and  and...
One of the Intel® Modern Code Developer Challenge winners, Daniel Falguera, describes many of the optimizations he implemented and why some didn't work.
Vectorization Advisor is like having a trusted friend look over your code and give you advice based on what he sees. As you’ll see in this article, user feedback on the tool has included, “there are significant speedups produced by following advisor output, I'm already sold on this tool!”
Intel held the Intel® Modern Code Developer Challenge that had about 2,000 students from 130 universities in 19 countries registered to participate in the Challenge. They were provided access to Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors to optimize code used in a CERN openlab brain simulation research project. In this article Daniel Vea Falguera (Modern Code Developer Challenge winner) shares how he...
Weather forecasting is a crucial aspect of modern life, enabling efficient planning and logistics, while also protecting life and property through timely warnings of severe conditions. But accurate, long-range weather prediction is extremely complex, often involving enormous data sets and requiring code that is optimized to leverage the most advanced computer hardware features available.
In this article an OpenMP* based implementation of the Ant Colony Optimization algorithm was analyzed for bottlenecks with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016 together with improvements using hybrid MPI-OpenMP and Intel® Threading Building Blocks were introduced to achieve efficient scaling across a four-socket Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8890 v4 processor-based system.