Scientific Software Days 2011

The Texas Advanced Computing Center, the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, and the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology are organizing the 2011 Scientific Software Days, where the scientific community can share experiences of developing software and learn about new developments in general scientific software.

Invited talks:

  • Fernando Perez (UC Berkeley): Ten years of (interactive) scientific Python
  • James Quirk: "Executable Papers"; The Day The Universe Changed; A Personal View by James Quirk

Contributed talks:

  • Sergey Fomel (UT, Bureau for Economic Geology): Madagascar, a workflow tool David Walling (UT, TACC): Immortal Data - How iRODS is helping to ensure your research lives forever
  • Eric Jones (Enthought): Interactive Data Visualization: An Introduction to Chaco (and Traits)
  • Field Van Zee (UT, Computer Science): Developing linear algebra applications with the LibFlame library
  • Hohyon Ryu and Jason Baldridge (UT, School of Information): From High Performance Computing to Data-Intensive Computing: Analyzing Massive Datasets using Hadoop


  • Field van Zee on "Using and Developing High Performance Linear Algebra Software with LibFlame".
  • Yaakoub El Khamra on "Scientific Software Development with the Python Based Numerical/Algebraic System SAGE".

Date and Venue

May 12-13, 2011 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (CT) J.J. Pickle Research Campus, ROC 1.603 10100 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX


Host Institutions

Texas Advanced Computing Center Jackson School of Geosciences