NAG Press Releases 2010

  • Open Petascale Libraries (OPL) Project, Initiated by Fujitsu, Appoints NAG as Project Librarian
    November 2010 - The Open Petascale Libraries (OPL) project, initiated by Fujitsu and announced at Supercomputing 2010, has appointed the Numerical Algorithms Group as the OPL Project Librarian. NAG will be the custodian of the library source code and will be producing periodic binary releases, as well as providing some of the algorithmic content.
  • The Chicken or the Egg? NAG provides an essential ingredient to help researchers find the answer
    November 2010 - When researchers at the University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield decided to use the UK's national academic supercomputer HECToR to study a problem in egg shell formation, they made use of NAG HPC software engineering expertise.
  • US Climate Change Research Expected to Proceed Faster with High Accuracy NAG Computing Algorithms
    November 2010 - Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) doing advanced modeling with the Climate Modeling and Research System (CMRS), will now be able to use the widely respected numerical routines of the NAG Library on the new Cray XT6 supercomputer, know as Gaea.
  • Rigorously Tested Numerical Routines for .NET Now Available Worldwide - NAG Library for .NET
    October 2010 - Researchers, business and financial analysts, engineers, scientists and others who develop applications in the Microsoft™ .NET environment and program in C#, Visual Basic, Visual C++ or F# can now incorporate the methods from one of the most extensively tested and comprehensively documented numerical libraries in the world, The NAG Library, by using a new version developed specifically for that environment.
  • Tsinghua University deploys the NAG Library
    October 2010 - Internationally acclaimed Tsinghua University, reportedly chosen by the majority of China's top ranking college applicants and whose prestigious graduates include both the current President and Vice President of China, has signed a cooperate agreement for a campus-wide license with Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) via NAG's Taiwan office.
  • NAG Joins Fifth Annual DemandTec Retail Challenge Scholarship Competition
    October 2010 - DemandTec, Inc. today announced the start of the Fifth Annual DemandTec Retail Challenge, a math and science scholarship competition. High school seniors across the United States compete to win a monetary scholarship toward the college of their choice and the opportunity to ring the NASDAQ OMX Stock Market closing bell on January 10 2011 in New York City. The Fifth Annual DemandTec Retail Challenge has secured the highest number of corporate sponsors since its establishment, including the generosity of a new regional sponsorship commitment from FreshDirect in addition to previously announced regional sponsors, Deloitte, General Mills, Giant Eagle, Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, Netezza, Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), RAM Communications, RetailWire, Target Corporation, and Tops Friendly Markets.
  • State-of-the-Art Fortran Compiler Released NAG Fortran Builder 5.2
    August 2010 - Scientists, quantitative analysts, engineers and other researchers who need speed, accuracy and portability for their Fortran code can now obtain the newest release of what is widely regarded as one of the best checking compilers - Fortran Builder 5.2 from the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG). This release features a virtually complete implementation of the latest Fortran 2003 standard and an integrated development environment.
  • More Numerical Functions for C & C++ Developers
    July 2010 - The largest commercially available collection of numerical algorithms for C and C++, the NAG C Library, widely used for application development, has now been expanded by the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) with the addition of over 150 functions for a total of well over 1300 user-callable functions many of which are key to a wide variety of areas of research.
  • Guide for Solving Optimization Problems Now Available from NAG
    July 2010 - Worldwide researchers, engineers, financial engineers and scientists working in many fields seeking the most appropriate way to solve difficult optimization problems can get easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to select the best-suited local or global optimization routines for their purposes by making use of the Numerical Algorithms Group's (NAG) Decision Trees for optimization.
  • Numerical Algorithms Group and Zircon Computing Announce Case Study Results
    June 2010 - Significant Performance gain is easily achieved, Sequential Heston calibration computation reduced. Zircon Computing and NAG today announced the results of work performed by Goethe University Frankfurt.
  • More GPU Routines for Technical Research from the Numerical Algorithms Group
    4 May 2010 -. Developers and researchers who are interested in achieving top performance from GPUs in diverse applications using Monte Carlo simulations can now obtain an updated version of NAG numeric routines for GPUs from the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG).
  • University of Rome, Masters Student Wins NAG Financial Mathematics Prize
    May 2010 - The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), provider of numerical software and HPC services is delighted to announce the winner of the NAG Financial Mathematics Prize.
  • New Numerical Algorithms for Technical Computing - Release of the NAG Library for SMP & multicore
    15 April 2010 - The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) announce the launch of the NAG Library for SMP & multicore. Mathematical and statistical algorithms optimized for performance on multicore architectures have become key to progress in a wide array of applications in scientific research, energy development, quantitative financial analyses, modeling and simulations to solve engineering problems, drug discovery and genomic research, etc.
  • NAG Prize 2010 awarded at first Manchester SIAM Student Chapter Conference
    April 2010 - The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), provider of numerical software and HPC services is delighted to announce the winners of the NAG Prize 2010 at the first Manchester SIAM Student Chapter Conference.
  • NAG announces new partnership for Mexico
    2 March 2010 - At the First International Supercomputing Conference, Mexico, NAG and Global Computing S.A. de C.V. announce a new partnership to distribute its globally renowned numerical libraries and compiler products in Mexico and to provide training and related technical services.
  • Numerical Algorithms Group Marks 40th Anniversary by Expanding the NAG Student Awards Program
    March 2010 - The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG), announces that it will mark its 40th anniversary in 2010 by expanding its student prize program, with a new awards intended to cultivate the next generation of numerical software talent worldwide. The new NAG 40th Anniversary Awards are intended to help nurture the next generation of leaders in science and computing.
  • NAG and Dawning Launch Strategic Partnership for High Performance Computing and Scientific Research
    Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd, a leader in the Chinese information industry, and the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) announce a partnership to develop High Performance Computing resources for a wide range of Chinese industries and research areas including automotive and aeronautics engineering, nuclear power research, water quality engineering, electrical engineering, drug discovery and manufacture and IT.

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