This paper provides an overview of the new features of the finite element library deal.II version 8.5.
deal.II and its developers are financially supported through a variety of funding sources:
D. Arndt was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under the project ‘High-order discontinuous Galerkin for the exa-scale’ (ExaDG) within the priority program ‘Software for Exascale Computing’ (SPPEXA).
W. Bangerth was partially supported by the National Science Foundation under award OCI-1148116 as part of the Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) program; and by the Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics initiative (CIG), through the National Science Foundation under Awards No. EAR-0949446 and EAR-1550901 and The University of California – Davis.
D. Davydov was supported by the European Research Council (ERC) through the Advanced Grant 289049 MOCOPOLY and the Competence Network for Technical and Scientific High Performance Computing in Bavaria (KONWIHR).
T. Heister was partially supported by the Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics initiative (CIG), through the National Science Foundation under Award No. EAR-0949446 and EAR-1550901 and The University of California – Davis, and National Science Foundation grant DMS1522191.
M. Kronbichler was partially supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under the project ‘High-order discontinuous Galerkin for the exa-scale’ (ExaDG) within the priority program ‘Software for Exascale Computing’ (SPPEXA), grant agreement no. KR4661/2-1, the Bayerisches Kompetenznetzwerk für Technisch-Wissenschaftliches Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnen (KONWIHR), and the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing e.V. by providing computing time on the GCS Supercomputer SuperMUC at Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) through project id pr83te.
J-P. Pelteret was supported by the European Research Council (ERC) through the Advanced Grant 289049 MOCOPOLY.
B. Turcksin: This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, under contract number DE-AC05-00OR22725. This manuscript has been authored by UT-Battelle, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 with the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, worldwide license to publish or reproduce the published form of this manuscript, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes. The Department of Energy will provide public access to these results of federally sponsored research in accordance with the DOE Public Access Plan (http://energy.gov/downloads/doe-public-access-plan).
D. Wells was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Grant DMS-1344962.
The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) at Heidelberg University has provided hosting services for the deal.II web page and the SVN archive.
deal.II is a world-wide project with dozens of contributors around the globe. Other than the authors of this paper, the following people contributed code to this release:
Rajat Arora, Mauro Bardelloni, Conrad Clevenger, Sam Cox, Toby D. Young, Juliane Dannberg, Nicola Demo, Patrick Esser, Niklas Fehn, Rene Gassmoeller, Joscha Gedicke, Nicola Giuliani, Sebastian Gonzalez-Pintor, Ryan Grove, Michael Harmon, Daniel Jodlbauer, Guido Kanschat, Justin Kauffman, Eldar Khattatov, Uwe Koecher, Alex Kokomov, Paul Kuberry, Dustin Kumor, Konstantin Ladutenko, Karl Ljungkvist, Andrew McBride, Mathias Mentler, Andrea Mola, Dragan Nikolic, Vaibhav Palkar, Spencer Patty, Jonathan Perry-Houts, Giuseppe Pitton, Ce Qin, Jonathan Robey, Mayank Sabharwal, Ali Samii, Alberto Sartori, Daniel Shapero, Martin Steigemann, Jihuan Tian, Jaeryun Yim, Liang Zhao.
Their contributions are much appreciated!
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