VegasFlow: accelerating Monte Carlo simulation across platforms

@article{Carrazza2021VegasFlowAM,
  title={VegasFlow: accelerating Monte Carlo simulation across platforms},
  author={Stefano Carrazza and Juan Cruz-Martinez},
  journal={Proceedings of 40th International Conference on High Energy physics — PoS(ICHEP2020)},
  year={2021}
}
  • S. Carrazza, J. Cruz-Martinez
  • Published 19 October 2020
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • Proceedings of 40th International Conference on High Energy physics — PoS(ICHEP2020)
In this work we demonstrate the usage of the VegasFlow library on multidevice situations: multi-GPU in one single node and multi-node in a cluster. VegasFlow is a new software for fast evaluation of highly parallelizable integrals based on Monte Carlo integration. It is inspired on the Vegas algorithm, very often used as the driver of cross section integrationds and based on Google's powerful TensorFlow library. In this proceedings we consider a typical multi-gpu configuration to benchmark how… 

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