[Haskell-cafe] [GSoC] A data parallel physics engine

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Mar 12 17:27:45 EDT 2008

> 2008/3/10 Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info>:
> > I'm looking for interesting project to work on during Google Summer of
> >  Code. So I found [1]"A data parallel physics engine" ticket and got
> >  excited about it. I'd like to know interested mentors and community
> >  opinion about the complexity of such project.
> A bit offtopic but slightly related:
> I just added a GSoC project proposal about adding a nVidia CUDA
> backend to Data Parallel Haskell:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/summer-of-code/ticket/1537
> It would be great if this physics engine or matrix library could run
> on a CUDA enabled nVidia "graphics" card!

Note there's already a project at UNSW, with a PhD student attached,
doing an nvidia CUDA backend to Data Parallel Haskell.

Perhaps this could be factored in somehow? At least there's a source
of mentors here.

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