11-14 March 2013
Saas Fee
Europe/Zurich timezone

GooFit: A GPU interface for MINUIT

12 Mar 2013, 18:10
20m
Schweizerhof (Saas Fee)

Schweizerhof

Saas Fee

Speaker

Rolf Andreassen (University of Cincinnati (US))

Description

The GooFit framework is a tool for parallelising the evaluation of arbitrary PDFs. By exploiting the massive parallelism of nVidia GPUs, speedup factors of 2-300 can be achieved for real-world physics problems.

Primary author

Rolf Andreassen (University of Cincinnati (US))

Co-authors

Brian Meadows (University of Cincinnati (US)) Dr Karen Tomko (Ohio Supercomputer Center) Michael Sokoloff (University of Cincinnati) Weeraddana De Silva (University of Cincinnati (US))

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