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Title: Exascale Data Analytics for the DOE

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  1. Dartmouth College
  2. University of California, Los Angeles
  3. University of California Los Angeles
  4. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  5. ORNL
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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) (SC-21)
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Conference: ASCR PI Meeting - Rockville, Maryland, United States of America - 9/11/2017 4:00:00 AM-9/12/2017 4:00:00 AM
Country of Publication:
United States

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Gelb, Anne, Osher, Stan, Bertozzi, Andrea, Wise, Steve, Archibald, Richard K., Hauck, Cory D., Webster, Clayton G., Zhang, Guannan, Tran, Hoang A., and Law, Kody J. Exascale Data Analytics for the DOE. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Gelb, Anne, Osher, Stan, Bertozzi, Andrea, Wise, Steve, Archibald, Richard K., Hauck, Cory D., Webster, Clayton G., Zhang, Guannan, Tran, Hoang A., & Law, Kody J. Exascale Data Analytics for the DOE. United States.
Gelb, Anne, Osher, Stan, Bertozzi, Andrea, Wise, Steve, Archibald, Richard K., Hauck, Cory D., Webster, Clayton G., Zhang, Guannan, Tran, Hoang A., and Law, Kody J. 2017. "Exascale Data Analytics for the DOE". United States. doi:.
title = {Exascale Data Analytics for the DOE},
author = {Gelb, Anne and Osher, Stan and Bertozzi, Andrea and Wise, Steve and Archibald, Richard K. and Hauck, Cory D. and Webster, Clayton G. and Zhang, Guannan and Tran, Hoang A. and Law, Kody J.},
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year = 2017,
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