Tutorial on Floating-Point Analysis Tools

Tutorial on Floating-Point Analysis and Reproducibility Tools for Scientific Software

SC19, Denver, Colorado, USA

Nov 17th, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 5pm (full day tutorial)

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Presenters

Schedule

Morning Schedule

Time Module Presenter Slides
8:30 - 8:40am Introduction (housekeeping) Ignacio slides
8:40 - 8:55am Floating-point background Ganesh slides
8:55 - 9:35am FPChecker: floating-point exceptions, GPUs, CUDA Ignacio slides, source
9:35 - 10:00am ARCHER: data races, OpenMP Ian, Mike slides, source
10:00 - 10:30am Break    
10:30 - 11:30am FLiT: floating-point variability, compiler optimizations Ian, Mike slides, source
11:30 - 12:00pm ReMPI: MPI, floating-point variability Ian, Mike slides, source
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch Break (pay on your own)  

Afternoon Schedule

Time Module Presenter Slides
1:30 - 1:35pm Afternoon overview Ignacio slides
1:35 - 2:45pm Precimonious & HiFPTuner: mixed-precision tuning Cindy slides, source
2:45 - 3:00pm FPBench: benchamrks for floating-point Pavel slides, source
3:00 - 3:30pm Break    
3:30 - 4:50pm ADAPT, FloatSmith: algorithmic differentiation, tuning Mike slides, source
4:50 - 5:00pm Questions & Answers    

Access to AWS Instances

We provide exercises for each module in AWS instances. You can get a username, password, along with the IP address of an instance here. You can access the instance via ssh as follows:

ssh [USERNAME]@[IP ADDRESS]

Directory Structure

The directory structure in your home directory will look like this:

/home/user1/
   |---Module-TOOL1
      |---exercise-1
      |---exercise-2
      |---exercise-3
   |---Module-TOOL2
      |---exercise-1
      |---exercise-2
      |---exercise-3
   ...

Each module directory contains directories for each exercise. Please run the exercises in each of them as indicated by the speaker.