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High Performance Computing Systems and Applications : The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science - Jonathan Schaeffer

High Performance Computing Systems and Applications

The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science

By: Jonathan Schaeffer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1998
ISBN: 9780792383406
Number Of Pages: 464

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Major advances in computing are occurring at an ever-increasing pace. This is especially so in the area of high performance computing (HPC), where today's supercomputer is tomorrow's workstation.
High Performance Computing Systems and Applications is a record of HPCS'98, the 12th annual Symposium on High Performance Computing Systems and Applications. The quality of the conference was significantly enhanced by the high proportion of keynote and invited speakers. This book presents the latest research in HPC architecture, networking, applications and tools. Of special note are the sections on computational biology and physics.
High Performance Computing Systems and Applications is suitable as a secondary text for a graduate-level course on computer architecture and networking, and as a reference for researchers and practitioners in industry.

Preface
Making Computer Design a Science Instead of an Artp. 3
Scalable Shared Memory and Shared Memory Clusteringp. 15
High-Performance Computational Gridsp. 17
High Performance Computing and Computational Chemistry in Canada - Quo Vadisp. 19
Scalable Shared-Memory Multiprocessing: The Future of High-Performance Computingp. 21
Challenges of Future High-End Computingp. 23
Parallel Performance of a Code Using Multidimensional FFTsp. 37
Object-Oriented Scientific Programming with Fortran 90p. 47
Alternating Direction Implicit Methods on Distributed and Shared Memory Parallel Computersp. 59
Simulating Galaxy Formation on SMPsp. 71
Data Parallelism in Javap. 85
A Comparative Study of Soft Real-Time Transaction Scheduling Policies in Parallel Database Systemsp. 101
An Age-Threshold Algorithm for Garbage Collection in Log-Structured Arrays and File Systemsp. 119
Thinking Big in a Small World - Efficient Query Execution on Small-scale SMPsp. 133
Speeding Up Automatic Parallel I/O Performance Optimization in Pandap. 149
Software Caching in A Parallel I/O Runtime System to Support Irregular Applicationsp. 163
HIPPI-6400 - Designing for Speedp. 177
RSD - Resource and Service Descriptionp. 193
An Examination of the Performance of Two Electromagnetic Simulations on a Beowulf-Class Computerp. 207
Managing Divisible Loadon Partitionable Networksp. 217
NWChem Molecular Dynamics Simulationp. 231
Using Gaussian Geminal Functions in Molecular Calculations: Integral Evaluationp. 241
The Development of Parallel GAMESSp. 243
Applications/Technology Push/Pull: Building Computational Infrastructurep. 245
A Virtual Cache Scheme for Improving Cache-Affinity on Multiprogrammed Shared Memory Multiprocessorsp. 249
Stable Performance for cc-NUMA using First-Touch Page Placement and Reactive Proxiesp. 251
A Comparative Study of Cache-Coherent Nonuniform Memory Access Systemsp. 267
Parallel Computation of the Diameter of a Graphp. 283
Calculation of Solvation Free Energiesp. 299
Molecular Docking With a View: The Integration of a Monte Carlo Docking Program into a Virtual Reality Environmentp. 309
Structural Ribonucleic Acid Motifs Identification And Classificationp. 323
Computational Protein Foldingp. 333
Distributed Computing Over High-Speed Local Area Networksp. 347
Fast and Efficient Parallel Matrix Computations on a Linear Array with a Reconfigurable Pipelined Optical Bus Systemp. 363
Development of Parallel, Adaptive Finite Element Implementations for Modeling Two-Phase Oil/Water Flowp. 381
Parallel Solution Alternatives for Sparse Triangular Systems in Interior Point Methodsp. 391
Managing Long Linked Lists Using Lock-Free Techniquesp. 407
Single Stepping in Concurrent Executionsp. 423
Adaptive Parallelism on a Network of Workstationsp. 439
A New Family of Ring-Bisection Networks and Routing Algorithmsp. 453
Indexp. 463
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ISBN: 9780792383406
ISBN-10: 0792383400
Series: The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 31st October 1998
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.89