New NVIDIA Nsight Visual Studio Edition 3.2 Available with Windows 8.1 Support and Improved DirectCompute ProfilingTags: Debugging, DirectCompute, Nsight Visual Studio Edition, Profiling, Shader debugging, Windows 8.1
A new version of NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition is available for download now! The NVIDIA Developer Tools team is proud to announce the release of Nsight Visual Studio Edition 3.2. This new version officially supports Windows 8.1, profiling DirectCompute dispatches in the frame profiler and improved shader debugging performance.
Please note that this release of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition requires NVIDIA Display Driver Release 327 or newer.
This week’s Spotlight is on Valerie Halyo, assistant professor of physics at Princeton University.
Researchers in the field of high energy physics, such as Valerie, are exploring the most fundamental questions about the nature of the universe, looking for the elementary particles that constitute matter and its interactions.
One of Valerie’s goals is to extend the physics accessible at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland to include a larger phase space of the topologies that include long-lived particles. This research goes hand in hand with new ideas related to enhancing the “trigger” performance at the LHC.
(In particle physics, a trigger is a system that rapidly decides which events in a particle detector to keep when only a small fraction of the total can be recorded.)
Read Valerie’s full Spotlight here. Here is an excerpt: