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Zotero Advanced: Collaborations and Citations

This post will give you an insight into two of the most used and most helpful features of Zotero; collaborative works and citation management. If you are completely new to Zotero, I suggest you to go through this link, which explains in detail, how to install and setup the preliminaries of Zotero as an amazing […]

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Demystifying DOCKER – II : The FEniCS Workflow

Part I : Demystifying DOCKER – I : The What and How Now that the idea and use of docker is clear, and that docker is installed and running; let us see how to make use of it to run FEniCS based codes in your system. FEniCS is a popular open-source computing platform for solving […]

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Demystifying DOCKER – I : The What and How

Docker is a set of coupled software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service products that use operating-system-level virtualization to develop and deliver software in packages called containers. The software that hosts the containers is called Docker Engine. If you are like me and didn’t understand any word of the above sentence, WELCOME, you are in the right place !!! […]

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How to add a FEniCS shell module in Docker file

Docker is a set of coupled software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service products that use operating-system-level virtualization to develop and deliver software in packages called containers. The software that hosts the containers is called Docker Engine. In our lab we mostly use the open source tool FEniCS for computation. FEniCS is a open source library, that is maintained […]

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How to visualize which part of mesh is with which processor

In our research we come across many high scale problem which need to be solved, and it is very important that the approach should be efficient. One of the way by which we can run a program parallelly. In our lab we commonly use Python language and FEniCS for computation. How to do parallelization for […]

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How to Plot a Graph | VEUSZ | For a Function

Veusz is a scientific plotting package. I have been using VEUSZ to plot graphs for my research work. I found this package very easy and efficient. Today I was trying to plot a graph using a function, and this is interesting to know with VEUSZ it took me only 5 mins to plot … Steps […]

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FEniCS is incredible!

I have been using FEniCS in my research for the past two years, and I have to say that it is just pure gold in scientific computing with differential equations. It helps you think way beyond the constructions of domain-specific implementations of finite element method. You will not understand its powers until you have faced […]

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LaTeX for beginners – A quick start

There are different ways through which one can start to use latex for documentation. We can use Overleaf, sublime, atom , texstudio, Mactex, and many more for the same. I had tried using overleaf, sublime and texstudio for documentation and decided to use Sublime text editor because I found it convenient and easy. To start […]

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Some basic applications to improve the productivity of a researcher

This is purely based on my experience. I am listing some of the basic applications which may help the new researchers: Slack – New way to communicate with your team. It’s faster, better organized, and more user friendly. Gmsh – FE mesh generator. Paraview – Post-processing, results visualization Zotero – a free, easy-to-use tool to […]

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