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The summer school is built on learning high performance computing and doing things together

CSC's Summer School in High-Performance Computing will be held again in the summer of 2023. The previous summer school delved into the world of high performance computing and involved a wide range of programming exercises. The leisure activities are also an integral part of the experience.

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Towards safer navigation and fully automated vessels with AI technologies

Groke Technologies is a Finnish company that focuses on developing intelligent methods for autonomous navigation to improve safety at sea. High-performance computing (HPC) plays a vital role in optimizing machine-learning models for computer vision.

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How blinking affects the tear film lipid layer in the eye

Dry eye syndrome is a painful condition affecting millions of people throughout the world and is caused by the evaporation of tear fluid from the eye surface. What causes this evaporation is the focus of a PRACE project led by Professor Ilpo Vattulainen and a team at the University of Helsinki.

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New understanding of both large and small-scale solar dynamos

Increasingly high-resolution and theoretically advanced simulations are providing a greater understanding of the sun by enabling the simultaneous capture of the two main constituents of the solar dynamo – the small and large-scale solar dynamos.

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Global advantage through high-performance quantum computing

Quantum computers have the potential to provide a game-changing boost for science. For maximum benefit to society, quantum computers will need to merge with traditional high-performance computing. Here, international collaboration is of key importance for bringing the required expertise and know-how together.

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Building Europe’s future success through digital solutions for competence development

With digitalisation and globalisation, our lives are in constant transition, marked by the increase in competence requirements and the acceleration of the new learning cycle. This has been very well understood in Finland.

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CSC in the European EUDAT

The EUDAT membership allows CSC to offer its customers high quality data services based on EUDAT technology. EUDAT's B2 product family helps researchers manage their research data. For service providers, the EUDAT consortium enables the sharing of work between different centers.

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Finnish student team Revontuli took the third place in an international student supercomputer competition

CSC fielded Finland's first team in the international Student Cluster Competition (SCC), whose final was held in November 4-6. Team Revontuli (northern lights in Finnish) won the HPL Hero Run Challenge and finished 3rd overall among 10 university teams.

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Jakso 1: Tekoäly – ohjelmoinnin uusi vallankumous?

Onko vallankumous jo käynnistynyt? Ja jos on, niin mikä on tekoälyn rooli siinä? Ja miten ihmeessä LUMI liittyy tähän kuvioon? Tätä asiaa pohtivat suositun Elements of AI -verkkokurssin vastuuopettaja, tietojenkäsittelytieteen professori (HY) Teemu Roos ja CSC:n kehityspäällikkö Aleksi Kallio.

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Case Trafotek, SEMTEC project: CSC involved in developing modelling tools for industrial needs

Together with CSC, VTT, three universities and six companies from the electromechanical industry, Trafotek Oy participated in the SEMTEC project, whose mandate was to develop simulation tools for electromechanical problems. The project was carried out in close cooperation with research institutes and companies.

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Case Disior: code optimization support from CSC

Disior Ltd. is a Finnish start-up software company which develops computational software for treating bone fractures. Disior was one of the companies that was granted resources in the European high-performance computing infrastructure PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) in its call for applications under the SHAPE program (SME HPC Adoption Programme for Europe) in autumn 2017.

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Case VRK / Valtiokonttori: CSC mukana digitalisoimassa julkishallinnon palveluja

Julkishallinnon digitalisaatio on yhteiskuntamme tärkeimpiä kehityskohteita. Yhä useampia palveluja digitalisoidaan ja tietoja siirretään eri muodoissa luontevasti eri toimijoiden kesken. Julkishallinnossa pyritään hyödyntämään entistä laajemmin CSC:n osaamista, jota on jo aiemmin käytetty tutkimuksen, opetuksen sekä kulttuurin palveluissa.

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Management and analysis of genome data support research in diseases

Data on the Finnish genome suitable for research use is available in different databases and data reserves around the world. Finland's national goal is to store all data produced on the Finns in Finland to allow analysts to combine it with other health data.

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