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Vector and Parallel Processing - Vecpar 2000 : 4th International Conference, Porto, Portugal, June 21-23, 2000, Selected Papers and Invited Talks - Jose M. L. M. Palma

Vector and Parallel Processing - Vecpar 2000

4th International Conference, Porto, Portugal, June 21-23, 2000, Selected Papers and Invited Talks

By: Jose M. L. M. Palma (Editor), Jack Dongarra (Editor), Vicente Hernandez (Editor)

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This book is the ?nal outcome of VECPAR 2000 - 4th International Meeting on Vector and Parallel Processing. VECPAR constitutes a series of conferences, which have been organized by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto since 1993, with the main objective of disseminating new knowledge on parallel computing. Readership of This Book The book is aimed at an audience of researchers and graduate students in a broad range of scienti?c areas, including not only computer science, but also applied mathematics and numerical analysis, physics, and engineering. Book Plan From a total of 66 papers selected on the basis of extended abstracts for p- sentation at the conference, a subset of 34 papers were chosen during a second review process leading to their inclusion in the book, together with the invited talks. The book contains a total of 40 papers organized into 6 chapters, where each may appeal to people in di?erent but still related scienti?c areas. All ch- ters, with the exception of Chapter 6, are initiated by a short text, providing a quick overview of the organization and papers in the chapter. The 13 papers in Chapter 1 cover the aspects related to the use of multiple processors. Operating systems, languages and software tools for scheduling, and code transformation are the topics included in this chapter, initiated by the talk on computing over the Internet, entitled Grid Computing, byIan Foster.

Computational Grids, Languages, and Tools in Multiplatform Environments
Introductionp. 1
Computational Grids (Invited Talk)p. 3
The Distributed Engineering Framework TENTp. 38
A Parallel VRML97 Server Based on Active Objectsp. 47
Dynamic Load Balancing Model: Preliminary Results for a Parallel Pseudo-search Engine Indexers/Crawler Mechanisms Using MPI and Genetic Programmingp. 61
Implementing and Analysing an Effective Explicit Coscheduling Algorithm on a NOWp. 75
Enhancing Parallel Multimedia Servers through New Hierarchical Disk Scheduling Algorithmsp. 89
Suboptimal Communication Schedule for GEN_BLOCK Redistribution (Best Student Paper Award: Honourable Mention)p. 100
A SCOOPP Evaluation on Packing Parallel Objects in Run-Timep. 114
Measuring the Performance Impact of SP-Restricted Programming in Shared-Memory Machinesp. 128
A Neural Network Based Tool for Semi-automatic Code Transformationp. 142
A Platform Independent Parallelising Tool Based on Graph Theoretic Modelsp. 154
Improving the Performance of Heterogeneous DSMs via Multithreadingp. 168
Value Prediction as a Cost-Effective Solution to Improve Embedded Processors Performancep. 181
Cellular Automata and Applications in Computational Physics
Introductionp. 197
Cellular Automata: Applications (Invited Talk)p. 199
The Role of Parallel Cellular Programming in Computational Sciencep. 207
Optimisation with Parallel Computingp. 221
Parallelization of a Density Functional Program for Monte-Carlo Simulation of Large Moleculesp. 230
Power System Reliability by Sequential Monte Carlo Simulation on Multicomputer Platformsp. 242
A Novel Algorithm for the Numerical Simulation of Collision-Free Plasma-Vlasov Hybrid Simulationp. 254
An Efficient Parallel Algorithm for the Numerical Solution of Schrödinger Equationp. 262
Linear and Non-linear Algebra
Introductionp. 271
Parallel Branch-and-Bound for Chemical Engineering Applications: Load Balancing and Scheduling Issues (Invited Talk)p. 273
A Parallel Implementation of an Interior-Point Algorithm for Multicommodity Network Flowsp. 301
A Parallel Algorithm for Solving the Toeplitz Least Square Problemp. 316
An Index Domain for Adaptive Multi-grid Methodsp. 330
Parallelization of a Recursive Decoupling Method for Solving Tridiagonal Linear Systems on Distributed Memory Computerp. 344
A New Parallel Approach to the Toeplitz Inverse Eigenproblem Using Newton-like Methodsp. 355
An Efficient Parallel Algorithm for the Symmetric Tridiagonal Eigenvalue Problemp. 369
Non-stationary Parallel Newton Iterative Methods for Nonlinear Problemsp. 380
Parallel Pole Assignment of Single-Input Systemsp. 395
Solving the Generalized Sylvester Equation with a Systolic Libraryp. 403
Imaging
Introductionp. 417
Thirty Years of Parallel Image Processing (Invited Talk)p. 419
Parallel Image Processing System on a Cluster of Personal Computers (Best Student Paper Award: First Prize)p. 439
Synchronous Non-local Image Processing on Orthogonal Multiprocessor Systemsp. 453
Parallel Implementation of a Track Recognition System Using Hough Transformp. 467
Finite/Discrete Elements in Engineering Applications
Introductionp. 481
Finite/Discrete Element Analysis of Multi-fracture and Multi-contact Phenomena (Invited Talk)p. 483
Parallel Edge-Based Finite-Element Techniques for Nonlinear Solid Mechanicsp. 506
High Level Parallelization of a 3D Electromagnetic Simulation Code with Irregular Communication Patternsp. 519
Parallel Algorithm for Fast Cloth Simulationp. 529
A Parallel Algorithm for the Simulation of the Dynamic Behaviour of Liquid-Liquid Agitated Columnsp. 536
Simulation of Turbulent Flows
Large-Eddy Simulations of Turbulent Flows, from Desktop to Supercomputer (Invited Talk)p. 551
Author Indexp. 579
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ISBN: 9783540419990
ISBN-10: 3540419993
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 584
Published: 18th April 2001
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.84