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Optimizing Fully Anisotropic Elastic Propagation on 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Phi ProcessorsNormal access

Authors: A. Farres, A. Duran, C. Rosas, M. Hanzich, C. Yount and S. Fernández
Event name: 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017
Session: Computational Geosciences
Publication date: 12 June 2017
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201700497
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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This work shows several optimization strategies evaluated and applied to an elastic wave propagation engine, based on a Fully Staggered Grid, running on the latest Intel Xeon Phi processors, the second generation of the product (code-named Knights Landing). Our fully optimized code shows a speed-up of about 4x when compared with the same algorithm optimized for the previous generation processor.

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