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What are some good strategies for improving the serial performance of my code?
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What core skills should every computational scientist have?
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What are criteria to choose between finite-differences and finite-elements
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What programming paradigms should I be investing in if I want my code to run on petascale machines in the future?
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What is the fastest way to calculate the largest eigenvalue of a general matrix?
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Why is local conservation important when solving PDEs?
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What tools or approaches are available to speed up code written in Python?
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Are there any famous problems/algorithms in scientific computing that cannot be sped up by parallelisation
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What language should I use when teaching an undergraduate course in computer programming?
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How do I write dimensionally agnostic code?
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How does one determine the point group of a molecule?
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What is the best way to do reproducible research if you need proprietary libraries?
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What programming strategies can I take for easily modifying algorithm parameters?
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Which methods can ensure that physical quantities remain positive throughout a PDE simulation?
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Is there any open-source or easy-to-access software that can simplify algebraic expressions like $x^{2}+2x+3, x=\sqrt{2}t-1$?
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(how to) write simulations that run faster?
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How to deal with too much data?
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Is C slower than Fortran on the spectral norm shootout (using gcc, intel and other compilers)?
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Efficient solution of mixed integer linear programs
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Newton-based methods in optimization vs. solving systems of nonlinear equations
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Is it preferable to concentrate on studying math or computation?
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What open source tools are available to visualize molecular vibrations?
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Runge-Kutta and Reusing Datapoints
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Meaning of (meta)heuristic methods
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How can we evaluate performance of students in computational science courses?
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Meaning of search methods and optimization methods
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Is there a standard rating system for scientific journal publications?
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is accessing an element in an array slower than accessing a variable?
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Solution blows up when using Runge-Kutta to solve simultaneous ODEs for liquid film equations
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Ordering of Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors in MATLAB