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Creativity in Computing and DataFlow SuperComputing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128119556, 9780128119563

Creativity in Computing and DataFlow SuperComputing, Volume 104

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ali Hurson Veljko Milutinovic
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128119556
eBook ISBN: 9780128119563
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd January 2017
Page Count: 238
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: A Systematic Approach to Generation of New Ideas for PhD Research in Computing
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Classification of Innovation Methods
    • 3 Representative Examples From the Authors’ PhD Theses
    • 4 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
    • Methodology-Related References
    • Common Examples
    • Author's PhD-Related References
    • Selected References of Young Researchers on the Faculty of the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
  • Chapter Two: Exploring Future Many-Core Architectures: The TERAFLUX Evaluation Framework
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Terminology and Related Work
    • 3 COTSon Framework Organization
    • 4 Targeting a 1000-Core Simulation
    • 5 How to Simulate 1000 Cores
    • 6 The Search for “Efficient Benchmarks”
    • 7 Simulation Experiments
    • 8 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter Three: Dataflow-Based Parallelization of Control-Flow Algorithms
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Problem Statement
    • 3 Dataflow Approaches and the Feynman Paradigm
    • 4 Existing Solutions and Their Criticism
    • 5 Exploring Dataflow Potentials
    • 6 Performance Evaluation
    • 7 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
    • Appendix
  • Chapter Four: Data Flow Computing in Geoscience Applications
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Data Flow Computing in HPC
    • 3 Geoscience Applications in HPC
    • 4 Case Study 1: Global Shallow Water Equations
    • 5 Case Study 2: Euler Atmospheric Equations
    • 6 Case Study 3: Reverse Time Migration
    • 7 Summary and Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
    • Appendix
  • Chapter Five: A Streaming Dataflow Implementation of Parallel Cocke–Younger–Kasami Parser
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Problem Statement
    • 3 Existing Solutions and Their Criticism
    • 4 A Dataflow Implementation of a CYK Parser
    • 5 Performance Analysis
    • 6 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgment
    • Appendix
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index
  • Contents of Volumes in this Series


Creativity in Computing and DataFlow Supercomputing, the latest release in the Advances in Computers series published since 1960, presents detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. In addition, it provides contributors with a medium in which they can explore topics in greater depth and breadth than journal articles typically allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field.

Key Features

  • Provides in-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
  • Presents well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Includes extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Contains extensive chapter coverage that is devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers in high performance computer areas, hardware manufacturers, educational programs in physics and scientific computation and in computer science


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Ali Hurson

Ali Hurson

A. R. Hurson is currently a professor and Chair of Computer Science department at Missouri S&T. Before joining Missouri S&T, he was a professor of Computer Science and Engineering department at The Pennsylvania State University. His research for the past 30 years has been directed toward the design and analysis of general as well as special purpose computer architectures. His research has been supported by NSF, DARPA, the Department of Education, the Air Force, the Office of Naval Research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, NCR Corp., General Electric, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Pennsylvania State University, and Missouri S & T. He has published over 300 technical papers in areas including multidatabases, global information sharing and processing, application of mobile agent technology, object oriented databases, mobile and pervasive computing environment, sensor and ad-hoc networks, computer architecture and cache memory, parallel and distributed processing, dataflow architectures, and VLSI algorithms. Dr. Hurson served as the Guest Co-Editor of special issues of the IEEE Proceedings on Supercomputing Technology, the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing on Load Balancing and Scheduling, the journal of integrated computer-aided engineering on multidatabase and interoperable systems, IEEE Transactions on Computers on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, and Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He is the co-author of the IEEE Tutorials on Parallel Architectures for Database Systems, Multidatabase systems: An advanced solution for global information sharing, Parallel architectures for data/knowledge base systems, and Scheduling and Load Balancing in Parallel and Distributed Systems. He is also the guest Editor of advances in computers for Parallel, Distributed, and Pervasive Computing. Hurson is the Co-founder of the IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing (currently IPDPS) and IEEE conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Professor Hurson has been active in various IEEE/ACM Conferences and has given tutorials and invited lectures for various conferences and organizations on global information sharing, database management systems, supercomputer technology, data/knowledge-based systems, dataflow processing, scheduling and load balancing, parallel computing, and Pervasive computing. He served as a member of the IEEE Computer Society Press Editorial Board, an IEEE Distinguished speaker, editor of IEEE transactions on computers, editor of Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, and IEEE/ACM Computer Sciences Accreditation Board. Currently, he is serving as an ACM distinguished speaker, area editor CSI Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, and Co-Editor-in-Chief Advances in Computers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair of Computer Science Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA

Veljko Milutinovic

Veljko Milutinovic

Prof. Veljko Milutinovic received his PhD from the University of Belgrade, spent about a decade on various faculty positions in the USA (mostly at Purdue University), and was a co-designer of the DARPA's first GaAs RISC microprocessor. Later he taught and conducted research at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, in ECE and MATH. Now he serves as the Senior Advisor to Maxeler Technologies in London, UK. His research is mostly in datamining and dataflow computing, with the emphasis on mappings of algorithms onto architectures. His co-authored paper on matrix multiplication for dataflow received "The IET Premium Award for 2014" (meaning the single best paper in IET Computing for 2012 and 2013). He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Member of Academia Europaea. He has over 40 IEEE journal papers, over 40 other SCI journal papers, over 400 Thomson-Reuters citations, and about 4000 Google Scholar citations.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Belgrade, Serbia; Member of Academia Europaea