GPU Day 2018 - The Future of Computing, Graphics and Data Analysis

Meeting room (Building 18)

Meeting room

Building 18

29-33, Konkoly-Thege Miklos u, 1121 - Budapest, Hungary


The 8th in the conference series organized by the Wigner Research Centre for Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is dedicated to the field of many-core computing in scientific and industrial applications.

This years' event is sponsored by Lombiq Ltd. and EPAM Systems Ltd.

For the earlier events see: 20172016, 2015, 2014


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  • Current status and near-future of parallel and high performance hardware and software
  • Many-core computing in physics and other fields of science
  • Medical applications of parallel technologies
  • Graphics, rendering and image synthesis
  • Machine Learning, Neural Networks, feature recognition
  • Image processing, computer vision and reconstruction
  • Industrial applications
  • Quantum computing
  • Mobile and embedded computing
  • Emerging accelerator platforms
  • Development technologies (languages, compilers, tools)



  • Abstract submission: 29 April 2018
  • Decision on accepted presentations: 13 May 2018
  • Registration deadline: 10 June 2018

Please send your abstracts and questions to:

{berenyi} . {daniel} {at} {wigner} . {mta} . {hu}

Dániel BERÉNYI (Wigner RCP)
Máté Ferenc NAGY-EGRI (Wigner RCP)
Gábor Cseh (Wigner RCP)
Gergely Gábor BARNAFÖLDI (Wigner RCP)

    • 1
      Speaker: Lévai Péter (Wigner RCP)
    • 2
      High-level .NET Software Implementations of the Unum Type I and Posit Floating-Point Number Types with Simultaneous FPGA Implementation Using Hastlayer
      Speakers: Zoltán Lehóczky (Lombiq Ltd.) , Álmos Szabó (Lombiq Ltd.)
    • 3
      Quantum Computing: basic principles, present architectures, future possibilities
      Speaker: Zoltán Zimborás (Wigner RCP)
    • 10:20 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 4
      Parallelising the Modern C++ Standard Library
      Speaker: Christopher Di Bella (Codeplay Software Ltd.)
    • 5
      OP2-Clang: A source-to-source translator using Clang/LLVM LibTooling
      Speaker: Gábor Dániel Balogh (Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics, Pázmány Péter Catholic University)
    • 6
      Improving Locality of Unstructured Mesh Algorithms on GPUs
      Speaker: András Attila Sulyok (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Information Technology and Bionics)
    • 7
      Optimizing Linear Algebraic Operations for Improved Data-Locality
      Speaker: Daniel Berenyi (Wigner RCP)
    • 12:20 PM
      Lunch Break
    • 8
      Modern applications of GPU assisted ray tracing
      Speaker: Attila Barsi (Holografika Ltd.)
    • 9
      A functional photogrammetry library
      Speaker: Attila Szabó (VRVis Research Center, Vienna)
    • 10
      Functional programming vs. Efficient Computer Graphics
      Speakers: Georg Haaser (VRVis Research Center, Vienna) , Harald Steinlechner (VRVis Research Center, Vienna)
    • 11
      A functional Shader library
      Speaker: Georg Haaser (VRVis Research Center, Vienna)
    • 12
      Functional Programming in the Wild
      Speaker: Harald Steinlechner (VRVis Research Center, Vienna)
    • 3:20 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 13
      Landscape Heatmap Simulation
      Speaker: Gernot Ziegler (Geofront e.U.)
    • 14
      LambdaCube 3D - A purely functional API for GPU graphics
      Speaker: Csaba Hruska (Freelancer)
    • 15
      I saw the future. It's Mixed Reality!
      Speaker: Márk Szabó (Microsoft)
    • 4:30 PM
      Long Coffee Break for Demo projects and Networking
    • 16
      Enhanced Sequence Modeling with Deep Learning
      Speaker: Bálint Gyires-Tóth (Budapest University of Thechnology and Economics, Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics)
    • 17
      ML/AI on Azure for students and organizations
      Speaker: Vivien Rajz (EPAM Ltd.)
    • 18
      Parallel evaluation of neural game value networks
      Speaker: István Borsos (Centre for Energy Research, Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science)
    • 10:20 AM
      Coffee Break
    • 19
      Neural Network study on 2d scalar field theory
      Speaker: Kai Zhou (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies - Goethe-Universität)
    • 20
      Application of machine learning in gravitational waves survey
      Speaker: Filip Morawski (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw)
    • 21
      Characterizing the chloride translocation pathway in the CFTR channel
      Speaker: Tamás Hegedűs (Molecular Biophysics Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Hungary)
    • 22
      Quad-tree Generation with RNN for Efficient Graph Visualization
      Speaker: Richárd Forster (CERN)
    • 12:40 PM
      Lunch Break
    • 23
      Efficient Correlation-Free Many-States Lattice Monte Carlo on GPUs
      Speaker: Jeffrey Kelling (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Department of Information Services and Computing, Dresden)
    • 24
      GPU accelerated solution of large number of independent ODE systems
      Speaker: Ferenc Hegedűs (Department of Hydrodynamic Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest)
    • 25
      Accelerated Particle in Cell with Monte Carlo Collisions (PIC/MCC) simulation for gas discharge modeling in realistic geometries.
      Speaker: Péter Hartmann (Wigner RCP.)
    • 26
      Calculation of dissipative phase space corrections
      Speaker: Dénes Molnár (Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)
    • 27
      High-Energy Jet Interaction Monte Carlo for the Future Generations: HIJING++
      Speaker: Gábor Bíró (Wigner RCP)
    • 4:00 PM
      Coffee Break
    • 28
      Multi-GPU Simulations of the Infinite Universe
      Speaker: László Dobos (Eötvös University, Budapest)
    • 29
      Light curve modeling of eclipsing stellar systems
      Speaker: Gábor Marschalkó (Szeged University, Baja Observatory)
    • 30
      Discretized models of radially pulsating stars
      Speaker: Gábor Kovács (Eötvös University, Budapest)