Friday, 15 July 2011

Supercomputing the Human Brain and credit derivative portfolios

JP Morgan Buys Into FPGA Supercomputing

One of the largest financial institutions in the world is using FPGA-based supercomputing for analyzing some of its largest and most complex credit derivative portfolios. JP Morgan, along with Maxeler Technologies, has built and deployed a state-of-the art HPC system capable of number-crunching the company's collateralized debt obligation (CDO) portfolio in near real-time. Read More...

The Next Step in Human Brain Simulation

Can the human brain devise a system capable of understanding itself? That's been something brain simulation researchers have been working toward for nearly a decade. With recent advances in supercomputing capabilities and modeling techniques, the question may soon be answered. Read More...

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