*CIS(theta), 2016-2017: *

*April **Meeting**: Cancelled?*

This meeting was cancelled as the students had many other demands on their time such as preparing for their upcoming AP Exams.

So, in lieu of a meeting, I started a RedBubble Store highlighting Computer Generated Art we created on our cluster from prior years. We've had similar stores on Zazzle, Zazzle and DeviantArt in years past. On these sites, you can upload your work and then people who want to support you will by items based on your work like prints, tee shirts, wall hangings, coffee mugs, clocks, etc. We made fractal prints (see above) and ray tracings (see below)!

We will work with sample MPI code next meeting:

*InstantCluster Step 7: *

*Coding I - Quadrature*

*InstantCluster Step 8: *

*Coding II - Mandelbrot*

*InstantCluster Step 9: *

*Coding III - Mandel Zoom*

*InstantCluster Step 10: *

*Coding IV - POVRay*

*InstantCluster Step 11: *

*Coding V - Blender*

*InstantCluster Step 12: *

*Coding VI - 3D Animation*

__2016-2017 MANDATORY MEETINGS__

09/14/2016 (organizational meeting)

10/26/2016 (installing Ubuntu 16.10 64bit)

11/09/2016 (installing Ubuntu 16.10 64bit)

12/14/2016 (Pelican HPC DVD)

01/11/2017 (openSSH Public Keys)

02/08/2017 (openMPI Software Stack)

03/08/2017 (Quadrature)

03/22/2017 (Fractal Plots + Zoom Movie)

(03/29/2017 is a make up day)

04/26/2017 (POVRAY 3D Stills + Animation)

05/10/2017 (Blender 3D Animation)

(05/24/2017 is a make up day)

So, what's all this good for aside from making a Fractal Zoom or Shrek Movie?

SETI Search

Econometrics

Bioinformatics

Protein Folding

Beal Conjecture

Scientific Computing

Computational Physics

Mersenne Prime Search

Computational Chemistry

Computational Astronomy

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Computer Algebra Systems (CAS)

These are but a few examples of using Computer Science to solve problems in Mathematics and the Sciences (STEAM). In fact, many of these applications fall under the heading of Cluster Programming or Super Computing. These problems typically take too long to process on a single PC, so we need a lot more horse power. Next time, maybe we'll just use Titan!

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*Membership (alphabetic by first name):*

CIS(theta) 2016-2017:

DanielD(12), JevanyI(12), JuliaL(12), MichaelC(12) , MichaelS(12), YaminiN(12)

CIS(theta) 2015-2016:

BenR(11), BrandonL(12), DavidZ(12), GabeT(12), HarrisonD(11), HunterS(12), JacksonC(11), SafirT(12), TimL(12)

CIS(theta) 2014-2015:

BryceB(12), CheyenneC(12), CliffordD(12), DanielP(12), DavidZ(12), GabeT(11), KeyhanV(11), NoelS(12), SafirT(11)

CIS(theta) 2013-2014:

BryanS(12), CheyenneC(11), DanielG(12), HarineeN(12), RichardH(12), RyanW(12), TatianaR(12), TylerK(12)

CIS(theta) 2012-2013:

Kyle Seipp(12)

CIS(theta) 2011-2012:

Graham Smith(12), George Abreu(12), Kenny Krug(12), LucasEager-Leavitt(12)

CIS(theta) 2010-2011:

David Gonzalez(12), Herbert Kwok(12), Jay Wong(12), Josh Granoff(12), Ryan Hothan(12)

CIS(theta) 2009-2010:

Arthur Dysart(12), Devin Bramble(12), Jeremy Agostino(12), Steve Beller(12)

CIS(theta) 2008-2009:

Marc Aldorasi(12), Mitchel Wong(12)

CIS(theta) 2007-2008:

Chris Rai(12), Frank Kotarski(12), Nathaniel Roman(12)

CIS(theta) 1988-2007:

A. Jorge Garcia, Gabriel Garcia, James McLurkin, Joe Bernstein, ... too many to mention here!

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*Happy Linux Clustering,*

*AJG*

*Well, that's all folks**,*