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Uncertainty Quantification on HPC with COSSAN Software

Event Details

In collaboration with the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty and Hartree Centre, we are offering a 3 days training course on Uncertainty Quantification using COSSAN Software on High Performance Computing.

Structure of the training programme

Each day focuses on a specific topic. This allows the participant to attend a specific training day. The first day is dedicated to an introduction of general concepts of stochastic and probabilistic analysis as well as an introduction to High Performance Computing with practical exercises. The second day is dedicated to COSSAN-X software while the last day will concentrate on the OpenCossan software.

Aims and Learning outcomes

You will learn the main techniques available for dealing with Risk and Uncertainty and how to use High Performance Computing to speed up the analysis.

  • Main Concepts and techniques
  • Random Variables and Random Variables Sets
  • Monte Carlo simulation and advanced simulation techiniques (Subset simulation, Line Sampling, Importance Sampling, Latin Hypercube Sampling)
  • Global and Local Sensitivity analysis
  • Global optimization techniques
  • Surrogate Models (Artificial Neural Networks, Response surface, Kriging)
  • Reliability based and robust desing

A draft programme can be found here.



Start Date: Wednesday, 4th May 2016
End Date: Friday, 6th May 2016

Price: £50
Fee Info: The registration fee includes refreshments and lunches during the training course.

Spaces Available

7 remaining out of 45 spaces

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Venue Details

Brunner-Mond Training Suite
A56, STFC Daresbury Laboratory
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Accommodation Details

Accommodation is NOT included with your registration for this training course. If you require accommodation then you should make your own booking. A list of local hotels can be found here - prices are an indication only and should be checked before booking.
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