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New Horizons of Computational Science : Proceedings of the International Symposium on Supercomputing held in Tokyo, Japan, September 1-3, 1997 - Toshikazu Ebisuzaki

New Horizons of Computational Science

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Supercomputing held in Tokyo, Japan, September 1-3, 1997

By: Toshikazu Ebisuzaki (Editor), Junichiro Makino (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 2001
ISBN: 9780792370505
Number Of Pages: 312

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This volume covers a wide range of subjects in computational science, from astrophysics to molecular science and from general-purpose high-performance computers to special-purpose computing devices. The main topic is the interaction between the requirement from application and the design of high-performance computers. In particular, special-purpose computers for molecular dynamics, Lattice QCD, and astrophysics are discussed. The book should be of interest to astrophysicists, physicists and chemists who are involved in computer simulation. It should also be of interest to computer scientists with interest in hardware architecture of high-performance computers.

Preface
List of Participants
Stellar Evolution, Stellar Dynamics and Tera-Flops Computationp. 1
Simulation of Nature by Computerp. 11
Supercomputing and Evolution in Close Binariesp. 21
Stellar Dynamics of Dense Stellar Systemsp. 29
Stellar Dynamics on 200 Tflops Special-Purpose Computersp. 39
Astrophysical N-Body Simulations: Algorithms and Challengesp. 49
Star Cluster Simulationsp. 59
Stellar Dynamical Simulations of Galaxies and of Galaxy Systems Using the Marseille Grape-3 Systemsp. 69
Accretion of Planets and Moonsp. 73
What We Learned from Special Purpose Computersp. 83
Reconfigurable Computingp. 95
Special-Purpose Computer for Radio Astronomyp. 107
Special-Purpose Computers for Classical Particle Simulationsp. 117
Molecular Dynamics Machine: Highly Parallelized Special-Purpose-Computer for Molecular Dynamics Simulationsp. 129
Molecular Simulations with the MD-Grape Special-Purpose Computerp. 133
High Performance Computing in Biophysics: Recent Experiences and Developments of Charmmp. 143
Massive Parallelism: The Hardware for Computational Chemistry?p. 153
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Ion Channelsp. 169
The QCDSP Computer: Particle Physics with 20,000 Processorsp. 183
The CP-PACS Project and Lattice QCDp. 191
Three Generations of APE Projects: Lessons and Perspectivep. 201
Vector-Parallel Processing and Fujitsu VPP300E/700E Supercomputer Systemp. 211
The Evolution of Rotating Collisional Stellar Systemsp. 219
Effects of the Alfven Wave on the Gravitational Instability in the Interstellar Mediump. 223
N-Body Simulation of Halo Formation Using GRAPE-4p. 229
The PCI Interface for Grape Systems: PCI-HIBp. 233
Fragmentation of Molecular Clouds: The Initial Phase of a Stellar Clusterp. 239
Formation of Star Clusters in the Magellanic Cloudsp. 243
Three Dimensional MHD Simulations of Accretion Disks and Jet Formationp. 247
Gravitational Collapse of Rotating Clouds: Bar Formation in a Self-Similarly Contracting Diskp. 251
The Formation and Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies: Hydrodynamics and Color Gradientp. 257
Parallel 3D Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Turbulent Dark Cloud Flowsp. 261
Photoionization of a Clumpy Universep. 265
Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics with Parallel Virtual Machinep. 269
Jets from Time-Dependent Accretion Flows onto a Black Holep. 273
Supercomputing in the Astronomical Institute of Romanian Academyp. 279
Anisotropic Fokker-Planck Models of Globular Cluster Evolutionp. 285
An Efficient Parallel Hierarchical Algorithm for Module Placementp. 289
The Efficient Parallel Newton-GMRES Algorithm for Computational Fluid Dynamicsp. 295
Molecular Mechanism of Homogeneous Nucleation in Vapor Phase: Lennard-Jones Fluidp. 303
Development of Special Purpose Computer for Cosmic Hydrodynamics with SPH Methodp. 309
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ISBN: 9780792370505
ISBN-10: 0792370503
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 30th November 2001
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.73