LHC@Home: a BOINC-based volunteer computing infrastructure for physics studies at CERN

  title={LHC@Home: a BOINC-based volunteer computing infrastructure for physics studies at CERN},
  author={J. Barranco and Yunhai Cai and David G. Cameron and Matthew Crouch and R. De Maria and Laurence Field and Massimo Giovannozzi and Pascal Dominik Hermes and Nils H{\o}imyr and D. Kaltchev and Nikos Karastathis and Cinzia Luzzi and E. H. Maclean and E. Mcintosh and Alessio Mereghetti and James Molson and Yuri Nosochkov and Tatiana Pieloni and I. D. Reid and Lenny Rivkin and Ben Segal and Kyrre Ness Sjobak and Peter Skands and C. Tambasco and Frederik F. Van der Veken and Igor Zacharov},
  journal={Open Engineering},
  pages={379 - 393}
Abstract The LHC@Home BOINC project has provided computing capacity for numerical simulations to researchers at CERN since 2004, and has since 2011 been expanded with a wider range of applications. The traditional CERN accelerator physics simulation code SixTrack enjoys continuing volunteers support, and thanks to virtualisation a number of applications from the LHC experiment collaborations and particle theory groups have joined the consolidated LHC@Home BOINC project. This paper addresses the… 

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