April 17-19: The 5th ALPS developer's workshop takes place in Aachen.
March 7: Invited talk on the ALPS project by Simon Trebst at the 2005 Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society , Berlin
News in 2004
November 23: Grzegorz Pawlowski prepared a special "live-CD" Linux distribution with ALPS pre-installed. cdALPS is a modified ClusterKnoppix, distribution ready to use on clusters and single workstations.
November 18: Release of version 1.2.2 of the ALPS applications and libraries implementing suggestions of the Lugano workshop:
Support for frustrated spin and boson systems in the quantum Monte Carlo applications
Added an evaluation program to the fulldiag application, allowing to make plots for the whole range of temperatures and fields after a single run of the fulldiag program.
Added an extended ensemble QMC program, implementing the quantum version of the Wang-Landau algorithm for Heisenberg spin systems
Added support for spins of different size to the classical Monte Carlo program
October 18: publication of the ALPS paper.
September 26 - October 1: First ALPS User Workshop was held in Lugano (Switzerland).
March 23: Invited talk on the ALPS project by Simon Trebst at the 2004 APS March meeting, Montreal
March 21: Release of version 1.0 of the ALPS applications and libraries