High Performance Computing for Computational Science - VECPAR 2006: 7th International Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 10-13, 2006, Revised Selected and Invited Papers

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Michel Daydé, José M.L.M. Palma, Álvaro L.G.A. Couthino, Esther Pacitti, João Correia Lopes
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 2, 2007 - Computers - 721 pages

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 7th International Conference on High Performance Computing for Computational Science, VECPAR 2006, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2006. The 44 revised full papers presented together with one invited paper and 12 revised workshop papers cover Grid computing, cluster computing, numerical methods, large-scale simulations in Physics, and computing in Biosciences.

 

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Contents

An Opportunistic Algorithm for Scheduling Workflows on Grids
1
Computational Grids
13
Scalable Desktop Grid System
27
Analyzing Overheads and Scalability Characteristics of OpenMP Applications
39
Parallel Fuzzy cMeans Cluster Analysis
52
A Scalable Architecture
66
A Programming and Execution Environment for Asynchronous Iterative Computations on Volatile Nodes
79
Aspect Oriented Pluggable Support for Parallel Computing
93
Multiresolution Simulations Using Particles
391
Evaluation of Several Variants of Explicitly Restarted Lanczos Eigensolvers and Their Parallel Implementations
403
A HighLevel Framework for Fast Development of High Performance Applications
417
Sequential and Parallel Resolution of the TwoGroup Transient Neutron Diffusion Equation Using SecondDegree Iterative Methods
426
Enhancing the Performance of Multigrid Smoothers in Simultaneous Multithreading Architectures
439
Block Iterative Algorithms for the Solution of Parabolic Optimal Control Problems
452
Evaluation of Linear Solvers for Astrophysics Transfer Problems
466
Scalable Cosmological Simulations on Parallel Machines
476

Model for Simulation of Heterogeneous HighPerformance Computing Environments
107
On Evaluating Decentralized Parallel IO Scheduling Strategies for Parallel File Systems
120
Distributed Security Constrained Optimal Power Flow Integrated to a DSM Based Energy Management System for Real Time Power Systems Security...
131
Metaserver Locality and Scalability in a Distributed NFS
145
Topk Query Processing in the APPA P2P System
158
Posterior Task Scheduling Algorithms for Heterogeneous Computing Systems
172
Design and Implementation of an Environment for ComponentBased Parallel Programming
184
A Programming Environment for Cluster Computing
198
A Tool for Mining Frequent Item Sets Efficiently in Data Warehouses
212
A Parallel Implementation of the K Nearest Neighbours Classifier in Three Levels Threads MPI Processes and the Grid
225
On the Use of the MMC Language to Utilize SIMD Instruction Set
236
for Encryption and Decryption Using Advanced Encryption Standard
249
The Enabling Power of Discrete Algorithms in Computational Science
260
Improving the Numerical Simulation of an Airflow Problem with the BlockCGSI Algorithm
281
A Parallel Vertex and Node Reordering Package for Optimizing EdgeBased Computations in Unstructured Grids
292
Parallel Processing of Matrix Multiplication in a CPU and GPU Heterogeneous Environment
305
Robust TwoLevel LowerOrder Preconditioners for a HigherOrder Stokes Discretization with Highly Discontinuous Viscosities
319
The Impact of Parallel Programming Models on the Performance of Iterative Linear Solvers for Finite Element Applications
334
Efficient Parallel Algorithm for Constructing a Unit Triangular Matrix with Prescribed Singular Values
349
A Rewriting System for the Vectorization of Signal Transforms
363
High Order FourierSpectral Solutions to Self Adjoint Elliptic Equations
378
Performance Evaluation of Scientific Applications on Modern Parallel Vector Systems
490
Numerical Simulation of ThreePhase Flow in Heterogeneous Porous Media
504
Simulation of Laser Propagation in a Plasma with a Frequency Wave Equation
518
A Particle Gradient Evolutionary Algorithm Based on Statistical Mechanics and Convergence Analysis
530
A Computational Framework for Cardiac Modeling Based on Distributed Computing and Web Applications
544
Triangular Clique Based Multilevel Approaches to Identify Protein Functional Modules
556
A Portal for Deployment of Bioinformatics Applications on Cluster and Grid Environments
566
Adaptive Distributed Metamodeling
579
Distributed General Logging Architecture for Grid Environments
589
Interoperability Between UNICORE and ITBL
601
Using Failure Injection Mechanisms to Experiment and Evaluate a Grid Failure Detector
610
SemanticBased Service Trading Application to Linear Algebra
622
Management of Services Based on a Semantic Description Within the GRIDTLSE Project
634
Extending the Services and Sites of Production Grids by the Support of Advanced Portals
644
PSOGrid Data Replication Service
656
Execution Management of Scientific Models on Computational Grids
670
Replica Refresh Strategies in a Database Cluster
679
A Practical Evaluation of a Data Consistency Protocol for Efficient Visualization in Grid Applications
692
Experiencing Data Grids
707
Author Index
719
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