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Studies the behavior of solid materials, and deformation under the action of forces
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Relating to the level of difficulty of a calculation or the asymptotic running time of an algorithm.
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The study of collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data.
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A method of finding nearly-optimal solutions to a problem. Generally, this terminology is applied to algorithms and heuristics for solving NP-Hard problems in computer science.
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Message Passing Interface - a standard and highly portable parallel programming interface for distributed memory systems.
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An approach to solving systems of equations by projecting the problem from a fine scale representation onto a coarser one. A coarse representation generally has fewer unknowns, making it faster to so…
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A popular krylov subspace method for solving linear systems of equations, particularly those that exhibit symmetric positive definiteness.
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A partial differential equation that describes diffusion phenomena.
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Graphical Processing Unit - a specialized, relatively inexpensive hardware unit built for fast graphical computations and highly data-parallel scientific computations.
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Questions about the finite element method software FEniCS and its subpackages (Dolfin, UFL, FFC).
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To move in some direction (as a fluid does in a pipe). Often contrasted with diffusion, which is a spreading out without necessarily having any movement of the field as a whole.
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For questions about solving and representing polynomials computationally.
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For questions about modeling movement from high to low concentrations, where concentration could, for example, refer to number of particles or amount of thermal energy in a region. Problems will often…
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For questions about solving elliptic PDEs, a special class of second-order linear PDE in two variables.
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For questions about solving linear systems of equations. These typically take the form Ax=b, where A is a matrix , while x and b are vectors.
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For questions about spectral methods, a technique for solving differential equations by expressing them in terms of some computationally convenient basis (typically that obtained via fast fourier tran…
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Regression analysis is the process of measuring and establishing a relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables.
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Issues related to the representation of numerical quantities in a finite representation in a given base differing from their exact mathematical value.
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The branch of chemistry dealing with the use of mathematical models to solve problems in chemistry.
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For questions related to the collection, processing and interpretation of pixel data from imaging systems.
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A field of combinatorics relating to the study of vertices and the edges that connect them
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Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) is a decomposition (factorization) of rectangular real or complex matrix into the product of a unitary rotation matrix, a diagonal scaling matrix, and a second unita…
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Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms - A standard API library with vector-vector, matrix-vector, and matrix-matrix operations.
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Referring to Krylov Subspaces and the methods of solutions to linear systems of equations which exploit these spaces.
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For questions about optimizing an objective function that is quadratic in its input variables. This could include questions about implementing solver methods or choosing the right solver for a given p…
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For questions about plotting data related to a computational problem. Be sure to include the program/language you are using to create the plot.
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Data Analysis is the process of evaluating data using analytical and logical reasoning to examine each component of the data provided.
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Geometry is a branch of mathematics. Geometry studies the spatial relationships and forms of objects, as well as other relationships and forms, similar to the spatial in its structure.
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For questions about characterizing or improving the accuracy of a computational method.
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For computation questions involving computing probabilities or simulating probabilistic processes.
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Questions on the algorithms for and uses of (pseudo)random number generators in scientific computing.
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For questions about calculating or interpreting condition numbers. Most commonly refers to the condition number of a matrix, but can be applied generally to analyzing the error in a function based on …
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Implicit methods are timestepping methods that use an inversion at every timestep. This allows for much better stability properties than explicit methods, though it comes with a serious speed penalty …
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