[CIG-MC] Aspect plans for the future (and things we've worked on lately)

Scott King sdk at vt.edu
Mon Feb 10 16:58:51 PST 2014

Hi Wolfgang,

Oh dear, yes, sorry not to be clear.  I was proposing to add the stuff I wrote to what you had sent.  


On Feb 10, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Wolfgang Bangerth wrote:

> On 02/10/2014 12:53 PM, Scott King wrote:
>> Thanks Wolgang and Timo, this is great.
>> My suggestion is to add
>> We are having twice monthly conference calls with Eric and Raj to discuss
>> CitcomS development and spherical convection benchmarking and we see this
>> continuing during the following year.  We have near term goals of 1)
>> removing python code from CitcomS without loss of functionality for users,
>> a first step in the integration with PetSc; 2) integration of PetSc in
>> CitcomS, and 3) spherical benchmarking, both addressing performance and
>> accuracy, with a first report due at the Banff workshop in May.   Following
>> these tasks we will revisit integrating the temperature stabilization used
>> in Aspect and perhaps using what we learn in the benchmarking.  My thinking
>> on this last point is whether it is worth using a different method than
>> Aspect in order to give us greater diversity in available methods. Doesn't
>> need to be decided now, but I think we should keep an open mind.
> Hi Scott -- if you propose to add to the Aspect portion of the plan that we participate in benchmarking and stay abreast of the Citcom development, then yes, we are certainly in agreement!
> Best
> Wolfgang
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