Parallel Computing: Software Technology, Algorithms, Architectures & Applications

Parallel Computing: Software Technology, Algorithms, Architectures & Applications

Proceedings of the International Conference ParCo2003, Dresden, Germany

1st Edition - September 20, 2004

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  • Editors: Gerhard Joubert, Wolfgang Nagel, Frans Peters, Wolfgang Walter
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080538433

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Advances in Parallel Computing series presents the theory and use of of parallel computer systems, including vector, pipeline, array, fifth and future generation computers and neural computers. This volume features original research work, as well as accounts on practical experience with and techniques for the use of parallel computers.


Computer Researchers and Practitioners

Table of Contents

  • Preface.
    Sponsors, Exhibitors / Participants in the industrial track.

    Invited papers
    Parallel Machines and the “Digital Brain” – An Intricate Extrapolation on Occasion
    of JvN’s 100-th Birthday
    F. Hossfeld
    So Much Data, So Little Time...
    C. Hansen, S. Parker, C. Gribble

    Software Technology
    On Compiler Support for Mixed Task and Data Parallelism
    T. Rauber, R. Reilein, G. Rünger
    Distributed Process Networks - Using Half FIFO Queues in CORBA
    A. Amar, P. Boulet, J.-L. Dekeyser, F. Theeuwen
    An efficient data race detector backend for DIOTA
    M. Ronsse, B. Stougie, J. Maebe, F. Cornelis, K. De Bosschere
    Pipelined parallelism for multi-join queries on shared nothing machines
    M. Bamha, M. Exbrayat
    Towards the Hierarchical Group Consistency for DSM systems : an efficient way to
    share data objects
    L. Lefèvre, A. Bonhomme
    An operational semantics for skeletons
    M. Aldinucci, M. Danelutto
    A Programming Model for Tree Structured Parallel and Distributed Algorithms and
    its Implementation in a Java Environment
    H. Moritsch
    A Rewriting Semantics for an Event-Oriented Functional Parallel Language
    F. Loulergue
    RMI-like communication for migratable software components in HARNESS
    M. Migliardi, R. Podesta
    Semantics of a Functional BSP Language with Imperative Features
    F. Gava, F. Loulergue
    The Use of Parallel Genetic Algorithms for Optimization in the Early Design Phases
    E. Slaby, W. Funk
    An Integrated Annotation and Compilation Framework for Task and Data Parallel
    Programming in Java
    H.J. Sips, K. van Reeuwijk
    On The Use of Java Arrays for Sparse Matrix Computations
    G. Gundersen, T. Steihaug
    A Calculus of Functional BSP Programs with Explicit Substitution
    F. Loulergue
    JToe: a Java API for Object Exchange
    S. Chaumette, P. Grange, B. Métrot, P. Vignéras
    A Modular Debugging Infrastructure for Parallel Programs
    D. Kranzlmüller, Ch. Schaubschläger, M. Scarpa, J. Volkert
    Toward a Distributed Computational Steering Environment based on CORBA
    O. Coulaud, M. Dussere, A. Esnard
    Parallel Decimation of 3D Meshes for Efficient Web-Based Isosurface Extraction
    A. Clematis, D. D’Agostino, M. Mancini, V. Gianuzzi

    Parallel Programming
    MPI on a Virtual Shared Memory
    F. Baiardi, D. Guerri, P. Mori, L. Ricci, L. Vaglini
    OpenMP vs. MPI on a Shared Memory Multiprocessor
    J. Behrens, O. Haan, L. Kornblueh
    MPI and OpenMP implementations of Branch-and-Bound Skeletons
    I. Dorta, C. León, C. Rodríguez, A. Rojas
    Parallel Overlapped Block-Matching Motion Compensation Using MPI and
    E. Pschernig, A. Uhl
    A comparison of OpenMP and MPI for neural network simulations on a SunFire
    A. Strey
    Comparison of Parallel Implementations of Runge-Kutta Solvers: Message Passing
    vs. Threads
    M. Korch, T. Rauber

    Extending the Divisible Task Model for Workload Balancing in Clusters
    U. Rerrer, O. Kao, F. Drews
    The generalized diffusion method for the load balancing problem
    G. Karagiorgos, N. Missirlis, F. Tzaferis
    Delivering High Performance to Parallel Applications Using Advanced Scheduling
    N. Drosinos, G. Goumas, M. Athanasaki, N. Koziris

    Multilevel Extended Algorithms in Structural Dynamics on Parallel Computers
    K. Elssel, H. Voss
    Parallel Model Reduction of Large-Scale Unstable Systems
    P. Benner, M. Castillo, E.S. Quintana-Ortí, G. Quintana-Ortí
    Parallel Decomposition Approaches for Training Support Vector Machines
    T. Serafini, G. Zanghirati, L. Zanni
    Fast parallel solvers for fourth-order boundary value problems
    M. Jung
    Parallel Solution of Sparse Eigenproblems by Simultaneous Rayleigh Quotient Optimization
    with FSAI preconditioning
    L. Bergamaschi, Á. Martínez, G. Pini
    An Accurate and Efficient Selfverifying Solver for Systems with Banded Coefficient
    C. Hölbig, W. Krämer, T.A. Diverio
    3D parallel calculations of dendritic growth with the lattice Boltzmann method
    W. Miller, F. Pimentel, I. Rasin, U. Rehse
    Distributed Negative Cycle Detection Algorithms
    L. Brim, I. ¡ Cerná, L. Hejtmánek
    A Framework for Seamlesly Making Object Oriented Applications Distributed
    S. Chaumette, P. Vignéras
    Performance Evaluation of Parallel Genetic Algorithms for Optimization Problems
    of Different Complexity
    P. Köchel, M. Riedel
    Extensible and Customizable Just-In-Time Security (JITS) Management of Client-
    Server Communication in Java
    S. Chaumette, P. Vignéras

    Applications & Simulation
    An Object-Oriented Parallel Multidisciplinary Simulation System—The SimServer
    U. Tremel, F. Deister, K.A. Sørensen, H. Rieger, N.P. Weatherill
    Computer Simulation of Action Potential Propagation on Cardiac Tissues: An Effi-
    cient and Scalable Parallel Approach
    J.M. Alonso, J.M. Ferrero (Jr.), V. Hernández, G. Moltó, M. Monserrat, J. Saiz
    MoDySim — A parallel dynamical UMTS simulator
    M.J. Fleuren, H. Stüben, G.F. Zegwaard
    apeNEXT: a Multi-TFlops Computer for Elementary Particle Physics
    F. Bodin, Ph. Boucaud, N. Cabibbo, F. Di Carlo, R. De Pietri, F. Di Renzo,
    H. Kaldass, A. Lonardo, M. Lukyanov, S. de Luca, J. Micheli, V. Morenas, O. Pene,
    D. Pleiter, N. Paschedag, F. Rapuano, L. Sartori, F. Schifano, H. Simma,
    R. Tripiccione, P. Vicini
    The Parallel Model System LM-MUSCAT for Chemistry-Transport Simulations:
    Coupling Scheme, Parallelization and Application
    R. Wolke, O. Knoth, O. Hellmuth, W. Schröder, E. Renner
    Real-time Visualization of Smoke through Parallelizations
    T. Vik, A.C. Elster, T. Hallgren
    Parallel Simulation of Cavitated Flows in High Pressure Systems
    P.A. Adamidis, F. Wrona, U. Iben, R. Rabenseifner, C.-D. Munz
    Improvements in black hole detection using parallelism
    F. Almeida, E. Mediavilla, A. Oscoz, F. de Sande
    High Throughput Computing for Neural Network Simulation
    J. Culloty, P. Walsh
    Parallel algorithms and data assimilation for hydraulic models
    C. Mazauric, V.D. Tran, W. Castaings, D. Froehlich, F.X. Le Dimet

    Multimedia Applications
    Parallelization of VQ Codebook Generation using Lazy PNN Algorithm
    A. Wakatani
    A Scalable Parallel Video Server Based on Autonomous Network-attached Storage
    G. Tan, S. Wu, H. Jin, F. Xian
    Efficient Parallel Search in Video Databases with Dynamic Feature Extraction
    S. Geisler

    Introspection in a Massively Parallel PIM-Based Architecture
    H.P. Zima
    Time-Transparent Inter-Processor Connection Reconfiguration in Parallel Systems
    Based on Multiple Crossbar Switches
    E. Laskowski, M. Tudruj
    SIMD design to solve partial differential equations
    R.W. Schulze

    Trade-offs for Skewed-Associative Caches
    H. Vandierendonck, K. De Bosschere
    Cache Memory Behavior of Advanced PDE Solvers
    D. Wallin, H. Johansson, S. Holmgren

    A Comparative Study of MPI Implementations on a Cluster of SMP Workstations
    G. Rünger, S. Trautmann
    MARMOT: An MPI Analysis and Checking Tool
    B. Krammer, K. Bidmon, M.S. Müller, M.M. Resch
    BenchIT – Performance Measurement and Comparison for Scientific Applications
    G. Juckeland, S. Börner, M. Kluge, S. Kölling, W.E. Nagel, S. Pflüger, H. Röding,
    S. Seidl, T. William, R. Wloch
    Performance Issues in the Implementation of the M-VIA Communication Software
    Ch. Fearing, D. Hickey, P.A. Wilsey, K. Tomko
    Performance and performance counters on the Itanium 2 — A benchmarking case
    U. Andersson, P. Ekman, P. Öster
    On the parallel prediction of the RNA secondary structure
    F. Almeida, R. Andonov, L.M. Moreno, V. Poirriez, M. Pérez, C. Rodriguez

    MDICE – a MATLAB Toolbox for Efficient Cluster Computing
    R. Pfarrhofer, P. Bachhiesl, M. Kelz, H. Stögner, A. Uhl
    Parallelization of Krylov Subspace Methods in Multiprocessor PC Clusters
    D. Picinin Jr., A.L. Martinotto, R.V. Dorneles, R.L. Rizzi, C. Hölbig, T.A. Diverio,
    P.O.A. Navaux
    First Impressions of Different Parallel Cluster File Systems
    T.P. Boenisch, P.W. Haas, M. Hess, B. Krischok
    Fast Parallel I/O on ParaStation Clusters
    N. Eicker, F. Isaila, T. Lippert, T. Moschny, W.F. Tichy
    PRFX : a runtime library for high performance programming on clusters of SMP
    B. Cirou, M.C. Counilh, J. Roman

    Experiences about Job Migration on a Dynamic Grid Environment
    R.S. Montero, E. Huedo, I.M. Llorente
    Security in a Peer-to-Peer Distributed Virtual Environment
    J. Köhnlein
    A Grid Environment for Diesel Engine Chamber Optimization
    G. Aloisio, E. Blasi, M. Cafaro, I. Epicoco, S. Fiore, S. Mocavero
    A Broker Architecture for Object-Oriented Master/Slave Computing in a Hierarchical
    Grid System
    M. Di Santo, N. Ranaldo, E. Zimeo
    A framework for experimenting with structured parallel programming environment
    M. Aldinucci, S. Campa, P. Ciullo, M. Coppola, M. Danelutto, P. Pesciullesi,
    R. Ravazzolo, M. Torquati, M. Vanneschi, C. Zoccolo

    Minisymposium - Grid Computing
    Considerations for Resource Brokerage and Scheduling in Grids
    R. Yahyapour
    Job Description Language and User Interface in a Grid context: The EU DataGrid
    G. Avellino, S. Beco, F. Pacini, A. Maraschini, A. Terracina
    On Pattern Oriented Software Architecture for the Grid
    H. Prem, N.R. Srinivasa Raghavan

    Minisymposium - Bioinformatics
    Green Destiny + mpiBLAST = Bioinfomagic
    W. Feng
    Parallel Processing on Large Redundant Biological Data Sets: Protein Structures
    Classification with CEPAR
    D. Pekurovsky, I. Shindyalov, P. Bourneb
    MDGRAPE-3: A Petaflops Special-Purpose Computer System for Molecular Dynamics
    M. Taiji, T. Narumi, Y. Ohno, A. Konagaya
    Structural Protein Interactions: From Months to Minutes
    P. Dafas, J. Gomoluch, A. Kozlenkov, M. Schroeder
    Spatially Realistic Computational Physiology: Past, Present and Future
    J.R. Stiles, W.C. Ford, J.M. Pattillo, T.E. Deerinck, M.H. Ellisman, T.M. Bartol,
    T.J. Sejnowski
    Cellular automaton modeling of pattern formation in interacting cell systems
    A. Deutsch, U. Börner, M. Bär
    Numerical Simulation for eHealth: Grid-enabled Medical Simulation Services
    S. Benkner, W. Backfrieder, G. Berti, J. Fingberg, G. Kohring, J.G. Schmidt,
    S.E. Middleton, D. Jones, J. Fenner
    Parallel computing in biomedical research and the search for peta-scale biomedical
    C.A. Stewart, D. Hart, R.W. Sheppard, H. Li, R. Cruise, V. Moskvin, L. Papiez

    Minisymposium - Performance Analysis
    Big Systems and Big Reliability Challenges
    D. A. Reed, C. Lu, C.L. Mendes
    Scalable Performance Analysis of Parallel Systems: Concepts and Experiences
    H. Brunst, W.E. Nagel
    CrossWalk: A Tool for Performance Profiling Across the User-Kernel Boundary
    A.V. Mirgorodskiy, B.P. Miller
    Hardware-Counter Based Automatic Performance Analysis of Parallel Programs
    F. Wolf, B. Mohr
    Online Performance Observation of Large-Scale Parallel Applications
    A.D. Malony, S. Shende, R. Bell
    Deriving analytical models from a limited number of runs
    R.M. Badia, G. Rodriguez, J. Labarta
    Performance Modeling of HPC Applications
    A. Snavely, X. Gao, C. Lee, L. Carrington, N. Wolter, J. Labarta, J. Gimenez,
    P. Jones

    Minisymposium - OpenMP
    Thread based OpenMP for nested parallelization
    R. Blikberg, T. Sørevik
    OpenMP on Distributed Memory via Global Arrays
    L. Huang, B. Chapman, R.A. Kendall
    Performance Simulation of a Hybrid OpenMP/MPI Application with HeSSE
    R. Aversa, B. Di Martino, M. Rak, S. Venticinque, U. Villano
    An environment for OpenMP code parallelization
    C.S. Ierotheou, H. Jin, G. Matthews, S.P. Johnson, R. Hood
    Hindrances in OpenMP programming
    F. Massaioli
    Wavelet-Based Still Image Coding Standards on SMPs using OpenMP
    R. Norcen, A. Uhl

    Minisymposium - Parallel Applications
    Parallel Solution of the Bidomain Equations with High Resolutions
    X. Cai, G.T. Lines, A. Tveito
    Balancing Domain Decomposition Applied to Structural Analysis Problems
    P. E. Bjørstad, J. Koster
    Multiperiod Portfolio Management Using Parallel Interior Point Method
    L. Halada, M. Lucka, I. Melichercik
    Performance of a parallel split operator method for the time dependent Schrödinger
    T. Matthey, T. Sørevik

    Minisymposium - Cluster Computing
    Design and implementation of a 512 CPU cluster for general purpose supercomputing
    B. Vinter
    Experiences Parallelizing, Configuring, Monitoring, and Visualizing Applications
    for Clusters and Multi-Clusters
    O.J. Anshus, J.M. Bjørndalen, L.A. Bongo
    Cluster Computing as a Teaching Tool
    O.J. Anshus, A.C. Elster, B. Vinter

    Minisymposium - Mobile Agents
    Mobile Agents Principles of Operation
    A. Genco
    Mobile Agent Application Fields
    F. Agostaro, A. Genco, S. Sorce
    Mobile Agent and Grid Computing
    F. Agostaro, A. Ciello, A. Genco, S. Sorce
    Mobile Agents, Globus and Resource Discovery
    F. Agostaro, A. Genco, S. Sorce
    A Mobile Agent Tool for Resource Discovery
    F. Agostaro, A. Genco, S. Sorce
    Mobile Agents and Knowledge Discovery in Ubiquitous Computing
    A. Genco

    Author & Subject Index
    Author Index.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 984
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © North Holland 2004
  • Published: September 20, 2004
  • Imprint: North Holland
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080538433

About the Editors

Gerhard Joubert

Affiliations and Expertise

Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal, Germany

Wolfgang Nagel

Affiliations and Expertise

Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Frans Peters

Affiliations and Expertise

Philips Research Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Wolfgang Walter

Affiliations and Expertise

Technical University of Dresden, Germany

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