Enabling Large Scale Individual-Based Modelling through High Performance Computing

Maciej Cytowski, Zuzanna Szymańska, V. Volpert, J. Clairambault
2015 ITM Web of Conferences  
We present a novel large scale parallel computational model allowing 3-D simulations of cell colonies growing and interacting with variable environment. The cells are modelled as individual objects located in the lattice-free 3-D space. The model incorporates cellular environment described in a continuous manner. Discrete and continuous formulations are efficiently coupled in one model allowing considerations of cell colonies composed of up to 10 9 individual cells. This large scale
more » ... e scale computational approach enables simulations to be carried out over realistic spatial scales up to 1cm 3 in size i.e. the tissue scale. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. XQUHVWULFWHG XVH Article available at
doi:10.1051/itmconf/20150500014 fatcat:tkc33cuhrrbzrndiu2r67vzuau