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九州大学  情報基盤研究開発センター  研究用計算機システムニュース     No.554




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九州大学 情報統括本部 HPC事業室
 Mail: request(at)iii.kyushu-u.ac.jp ※(at)は@に置き換え 

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Kyushu University RIIT Supercomputer News  No.554 (2023.10.30)

        RIIT Supercomputer System Web

1. Call for names for new supercomputer

As announced recently, the supercomputer model that will replace the ITO has been selected. The supercomputer will be available to researchers all over Japan.
The name of the new supercomputer is being sought so that it will be familiar and used by many people as a supercomputer that can be used by researchers across the country.

[Main criteria for name selection]
* The name should be familiar and easy to remember.
* The name should evoke the image of Kyushu University.
* The name should evoke an image of cutting-edge science, technology and AI-related calculations.

[Application period]
From Monday 30 October to Friday 24 November 2023, 17:00.
* All individuals residing in Japan are eligible to apply.
* One person may submit more than one entry, but each entry must be limited to one proposal.

[How to apply]
 Please apply using the web form below.

[Application details]
* Name (Japanese or alphabetical)
* Pronunciation of the name
* Explanation of the name (about 50 words, including the reason for the name)
* Applicant's name (furigana)
* Applicant's address (or affiliation if applicant is a member of a university)
* Applicant's e-mail address
* Applicant's Telephone number
* Category of applicant (off-campus or on-campus (faculty, student, staff, or other)

 The successful applicant will receive a prize of 10,000 yen in the form of a library card. 
  (In the case of multiple applications for the same name, the winner will be decided by explanation of the name and drawing of lots.)

[Other points to note]
* The name that has already been registered as a trademark will not be eligible for the prize.
* Please apply under your real name.
* The adopted name and the proposer's name and category will be published on the website, etc., around January. The name of the proposer will only be made public with the consent of the proposer.
* Kyushu University reserves all rights to the adopted name.
* The name of the most frequently applied for will not necessarily be selected. The name will be decided after a selection process from among the name proposals received.
* We will respect the entries as suggestions, but Kyushu University may decide on the name if it determines that there were no suitable entries.
* Personal data will only be used for the purpose of this application.
* By submitting an application, you agree to be bound by the above-mentioned points.

[Inquiries to:]
HPC Office, Information Management Division, Kyushu University
 Mail: request(at)iii.kyushu-u.ac.jp *(at) is replaced by @.