GCS Award 2017 Gauss Centre for Supercomputing e.V.


The GCS Award honors the most outstanding research paper in the field of high-performance computing (HPC) submitted to the International Supercomputing Conference’s (ISC) Research Papers Committee. The GCS Award has been a key component of the ISC conference since the foundation of its sponsor, the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing.

The winner of the GCS Award is selected through a well defined process by an independend award committee which currently is chaired by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael M. Resch of HLRS. The winner receives a cash prize of 5,000 Euros, courtesy of GCS, and is publicly introduced at the opening session of the annual ISC conference. Additionally, the winner has the opportunity to present a keynote talk on the winning paper during one of the research paper sessions at ISC.

GCS Award 2017

GCS Award Winning Paper at ISC17

Paper Title: Diagnosing Performance Variations in HPC Applications Using Machine Learning

Authors: Emre Ates(1), Jim Brandt(2), Ayse K. Coskun(1), Manuel Egele(1), Vitus J. Leung(2), Ozan Tuncer(1), Ata Turk(1), and Yijia Zhang(1)

(1) Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
(2) Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA