With quark-gluon calculations being extremely difficult, physicists have to use their ingenuity to get results. The most popular approach is to use powerful supercomputers to simulate a discrete sp...
Particle physics has always pushed computing and computing techniques to the limit - witness the World Wide Web developed at CERN. Continuing this tradition, particle physics at CERN will soon prov...
Control by computer was once the domain of major facilities like particle accelerators. With these methods now being used across the board, a recent international conference on control systems for ...
The University of Liverpool has just commissioned a major computer system that is dedicated to the simulation of data for current and future scientific experiments.
James Gillies reviews in 2000 Weaving the Web - The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by its Inventor.
Neural computation - analysing data by simulating the way the brain works - is another area of application where high-energy physics is in the vanguard of development.
Brookhaven and the State University of New York at Stony Brook have established a new centre for data-intensive computing at Brookhaven.
To mark the major international Telecom '99 exhibition in Geneva, CERN staged a demonstration of the world's fastest computer networking standard, the Gigabyte System Network.
Despite the continual appearance of new programming languages Fortran, now well into middle age, soldiers on. This new edition summarizes the latest standards.
Through the Scandinavian CoDisCo project, CERN is helping to define management practice for large-scale distributed projects.