BSMBench: a flexible and scalable supercomputer benchmark from computational particle physics

@article{Bennett2014BSMBenchAF,
  title={BSMBench: a flexible and scalable supercomputer benchmark from computational particle physics},
  author={Ed Bennett and Luigi Del Debbio and Kirk E. Jordan and Biagio Lucini and Agostino Patella and Claudio Pica and Antonio Rago},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1401.3733}
}
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