Implementation of standard testbeds for numerical relativity

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Spring 5-14-2008


We discuss results that have been obtained from the implementation of the initial round of testbeds for numerical relativity which was proposed in the first paper of the Apples with Apples Alliance. We present benchmark results for various codes which provide templates for analyzing the testbeds and to draw conclusions about various features of the codes. This allows us to sharpen the initial test specifications, design a new test and add theoretical insight.


This is the preprint. The version of record is available from the publisher at http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/25/12/125012, Copyright © 2008 IOP Publishing Ltd.