The ATLAS project is an ongoing research effort focusing on applying empirical techniques in order to provide portable performance. It provides C and Fortran77 interfaces to a portably efficient BLAS implementation, as well as a few routines from LAPACK.
Authentic Teaching, Learning and Assessment for All Students, one of the national education-reform efforts sponsored by the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC). One key feature of ATLAS schools is that a high school and the schools that feed into it form an academic community that works together to set standards and policies. Other features include more student-initiated activities, more projects, more hands-on lessons and the use of presentations and portfolios as a way of judging what students have learned.
a type of area search, but it does not require the standardization of effort or replication that are important in area searches and other types of monitoring