[Users] meeting minutes for 2018-09-24

Roland Haas rhaas at illinois.edu
Mon Sep 24 09:40:13 CDT 2018

Present: Roland, Bill, Chris, Helvi, Sam, Zach, Shawn

Spam on trac:
* currently anonymous posting has been disabled
* Steve will look into alternative captcha
* Roland suggests that something simple, customized (eg. "What was
  Einstein's given name?") would work (or even "Type 'Einstein'").

ET release:
* Wu release with major feature being the GiRaFFE thorn
* major fix in MHD code for GRHydro
* glitch in announcement email not mentioning MHD fix
* will work out better way to double check announcement emails eg by
  posting it on the wiki or as a pull request to have more eyes on it

ET meeting:
* many new student users, few professorial level new users
* new user sessions
** using Cactus
** visualization
** using Carpet
** NRPy+ intro
** worked well using LSU jupyterhub server
* improve visibility of ET
* foster collaboration between ET users in particular in the EU, common
  computer time grands
* benchmarks and performance comparison between ET, BAM, GRChombo
* non Cactus codes in ET: Peter Diener has a self-force code that he
  would like to contribute. Need to decide how to handle and present
* waveform modeling, eccentric waveforms
* pressing issue is lack of good initial data for system involving
* the memory usage issue in ticket
https://trac.einsteintoolkit.org/ticket/2194 was discussed among the participants
* Helvi will organize the next meeting in London (most likely)

ET tutorial:
* will move back to NCSA
* Roland and Steve to set this up

Unanswered questions:
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