CINECA Summer School on Scientific Visualization

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CINECA supercomputing center, via Magnanelli 6/3, Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna)

CINECA supercomputing center, via Magnanelli 6/3, Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna)

Description
The School of Scientific Visualization is an intense, 5-day, graduate level course. Scientific visualization is a remarkable branch of computer graphics. Its purpose is to graphically illustrate scientific data to enable scientists to understand, illustrate, and obtain insights from their data.
 
Topics
  • Introduction to computer graphics
  • Introduction to scientific and remote visualization
  • High-performance visualization tools and libraries
  • Advanced techniques for in-situ visualization 
  • Acceleration engines for complex scenarios
Slides
    • 08:30 09:00
      Registration
    • 09:00 09:10
      Welcome to CINECA (Sanzio Bassini, Director of the HPC Department of CINECA)
    • 09:10 10:50
      Computer Graphics: theory and terminology (Antonella Guidazzoli, CINECA)
    • 10:50 11:10
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:10 13:00
      Computer Graphics and Computational Photography: closing the gap between synthesis and analysis

      Daniele Marini, University of Milan

    • 13:00 14:30
      Lunch Break 1h 30m
    • 14:30 16:20
      Introduction to Scientific Visualization (Mario Valle, CSCS)
    • 16:20 16:40
      Coffee break 20m
    • 16:40 18:30
      Introduction to Scientific Visualization (Mario Valle, CSCS)
    • 09:10 10:50
      Introduction to Scientific Visualization: a case study (Mario Valle, CSCS)
    • 10:50 11:10
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:10 13:00
      Introduction to VTK (Silvano Imboden, Paolo Quadrani, CINECA)
    • 13:00 14:30
      Lunch Break 1h 30m
    • 14:30 16:20
      Introduction to ParaView (Philippe Pebay, KITWARE)
    • 16:20 16:40
      Coffee break 20m
    • 16:40 18:30
      Exercises: ParaView
    • 09:10 10:50
      Advanced ParaView (Philippe Pebay, KITWARE)
    • 10:50 11:10
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:10 13:00
      Advanced ParaView (Philippe Pebay, KITWARE)
    • 13:00 14:30
      Lunch Break 1h 30m
    • 14:30 16:20
      Introduction to VisIt (Marcus Rampp, RZG)
    • 16:20 16:40
      Coffee break 20m
    • 16:40 17:40
      Remote Visualization: VirtualGL (Paul Melis, SARA)
    • 17:40 18:30
      Remote Visualization: Service setup at SARA, RZG and CINECA (Paul Melis, Luigi Calori)
    • 09:10 10:50
      ICARUS: a ParaView plug-in for steering and in-situ visualization (Luigi Calori, CINECA)
    • 10:50 11:10
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:10 13:00
      Monterey SDK: NVIDIA solution for remote visualization and GPU virtualization (Stefan Schoenefeld, NVIDIA)
    • 13:00 14:30
      Lunch Break 1h 30m
    • 14:30 16:20
      Volume Rendering Techniques (Christoph Kubisch, NVIDIA)
    • 16:20 16:40
      Coffee break 20m
    • 16:40 17:30
      Splotch for ParaView remote visualization of huge dataset (Claudio Gheller, CSCS)
    • 17:30 18:30
      Exercises: ParaView
    • 09:10 10:50
      ParaView in CFD (Federico Piscaglia, Politecnico di Milano)
    • 10:50 11:10
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:10 13:00
      Exercises: ParaView (Federico Piscaglia, Politecnico di Milano - Ivan Spisso, CINECA)
    • 13:00 14:30
      Lunch Break 1h 30m