2nd INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics: September 6-8, 2009
High performance computing and grid infrastructure for neuroinformatics applications
- Advances in the automatic analysis of multi-dimensional data
- Ontologies for neuroscience: applications and advances
- How should a neuron be modeled? Biophysical detail vs. abstraction
- High performance computing and grid infrastructure for neuroinformatics applications
- The neuroinformatics of neural connectivity
Title: High performance computing and grid infrastructure for neuroinformatics applications
Chair: Luciano Milanesi, Institute for Biomedical Technologies, Milan, Italy
Co-chair: Shiro Usui, RIKEN Brain Institute, Wako, Japan
Understanding the structure, function and development of the brain is a key to understand human beings and improve their quality of life. To achieve this goal it is essential to develop and to use the modern ICT e-Infrastructure capable of exploiting the next generation of High Performance Computing (HPC) systems beyond the Petaflop scale in a collaborative and efficient way.
In this workshop we will consider these computational challenges using the Network Infrastructure, Supercomputer and Grid technologies for scientific computing. In addition we will consider some of the opportunities that massive parallelism offers when using computational tools to calculate very complex numerical models that may help improve diagnosis/treatment of neurological disorders.
Markus Diesmann, RIKEN BSI, Japan
Andrey Semin, Intel Corporation, Germany
Pietro Liò, University of Cambridge, UK