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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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(TokyoInst. ofTechnology) describedthe result ofthe simulationof theformationofMoon. Thefirst talkoftheseconddaywas given by F-H. Hsu oftheIBMT.J. Watson Research center, on "Deep Blue", the special-purpose computer for Chess,which, forthefirst timeinthehistory, wonthematchwiththe besthumanplayer,Mr. GaryKasparov(unfortunately,Hsu'scontribution isnot included in this volume). Then A. Bakker of Delft Inst. of Tech­ nology looked back his 20 years ofdevelopingspecial-purpose computers formoleculardynamicsandsimulationofspinsystems. J.Arnoldgavean overviewoftheemergingnewfieldofreconfigurablecomputing,whichfalls inbetweentraditionalgeneral-purposecomputersandspecial-purposecom­ puters. S.Okumura(NAO)describedthehistoryofultra-high-performance digital signalprocessors for radio astronomy. They havebuilt a machine with 20GaPS performance in early 80s, and keep improvingthe speed. M. Taiji (ISM) told on general aspects of GRAPE-type systems, and T. Narumi (Univ. of Tokyo) the 100-Tflops GRAPE-type machine for MD calculations,whichwillbefinished by 1999.

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