Code run on the machine mimics brain mechanisms underlying human sight

Roadrunner supercomputer puts research at a new scale

Los Alamos researchers are using the computer to mimic extremely complex neurological processes.

Code run on the machine mimics brain mechanisms underlying human sight

LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 12, 2008—Less than a week after Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Roadrunner supercomputer began operating at world-record petaflop/s data-processing speeds, Los Alamos researchers are already using the computer to mimic extremely complex neurological processes.

Welcome to the new frontier of research at Los Alamos: science at the petascale.

 

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Keywords: neurological processes supercomputers petascale

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