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Optimizing Python Applications Using Intel® Performance Tools

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Oleksandr (Sasha) Pavlyk, Intel Corporation
Doga Gursoy
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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10:00 a.m.


The talk will outline benefits of Intel® Distribution for Python (IDP) for computationally intensive Python applications, as well as tools and techniques available to tune and optimize existing Python applications, including use of Intel® VTune™ Amplifier.

The Intel-NERSC joint collaboration on optimizing Python based project 'TomoPy' for Intel® Xeon™ and Intel® Xeon Phi™ for significant code speedups will be highlighted.

Bio:  Oleksandr (Sasha) Pavlyk received his Ph.D. in Physics from Pennsylvania State University in 2005. He worked for Wolfram Research from 2005-2016 as a Mathematica Algorithms Developer, working on special functions, probability and statistics, etc.  Pavlyk joined Intel Corp. in 2016 to work on Intel Distribution for Python, where he authored two packages, mkl_fft and mkl_random, providing Python users with access to respective Intel® MKL sub-components.

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