[gmx-developers] Few Queries
David van der Spoel
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Tue Aug 29 17:13:42 CEST 2006
> Hi All,
> I am newbie to this GROMACS application, I am very much interested to
> contribute to this community. Before starting I have few queries
> regarding this application (GROMACS). Please find my questions below.
> Waiting for your valuable answer.
> 1. Which industry using this GROMACS application ?
> [like Energy, Government/Academic Research,Health Sciences,
> Manufacturing, or Other ?]
Mainly Chemistry, Pharma
> 2. GROMACS belongs to which user community (i.e) Bio Chemistry,
Both + physics
> 3. Dose this application supports parallel computing directy?(Without
> modifying the source code)
> 4. Which programming Standards or Technologies used?
MPI and the C language
> 5. Which programming language used both command line and GUI ?
C, a GUI is under (slow) development based on Qt, programmed in C++.
> 6. How many total number of user currently using GROMACS application?
1400 people on the users mailing list, 300 on the developers list
Users probably a multiple of this, a conservative estimate is 2000-3000
> 7. Who is the major clients for this GROMACS application?
Don't understand the question.
> It would great if anyone give detailed information.
> Thanks in advance,
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David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
Husargatan 3, Box 596, 75124 Uppsala, Sweden
phone: 46 18 471 4205 fax: 46 18 511 755
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