## 8th IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed ProcessingProceedings of the October 1996 symposium, with 84 papers in sections on applications, networks and routing, distributed systems, scheduling and data mapping, graph theory and networks, parallel architectures, wormhole routing, sorting and selection, synchronization techniques, load balancing, database issues, parallel algorithms, languages and compilers, interconnection networks, and networks and embedding. Specific subjects include last alternative optimization, comparing star and pancake networks, and a deterministic algorithm for the homing sequence problem. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR |

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### Contents

Parallel Logic Simulation on a Network of Workstations Using PVM | 2 |

An Intelligent System Architecture for Urban Traffic Control Applications | 10 |

How to Dynamically | 18 |

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allel allocation applications architecture array assigned B-tree balancing networks beamforming block broadcast cache cells cessor channel checkpoint communication cost cycle data structures defined denote destination disk Distributed Computing edges edit distance efficient elements embedding execution Figure function global graph homing sequence hypercube hypergraph I/O node IEEE implementation input integer interconnection iterations latency Lemma load balancing lock logical loop M-tasks machine matrix memory mesh multicast multiple multiport multiprocessor node number of processors operations optimal output overhead packet parallel algorithm parallel computers partition path performance permutation phase prefix sum problem Proc Prolog proposed protocol queries queue redistribution rithm routing algorithm scheduling algorithm scheme Section sequential simulation solution speedup step string subcube switch synchronization task Task Parallelism Theorem thread tion token total number tree unicast update variable vertex workstations wormhole routing