## Very Large Scale Computation in the 21st CenturyThis text on very large scale computation in the 21st century covers such topics as: challenges in the natural sciences and physics; chemistry; fluid dynamics; astrophysics; biology; challenges in engineering; challenges in algorithm design; and challenges in system design. |

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### Contents

Physics | 1 |

QCD on the Connection Machine | 23 |

Micromagnetic Simulations on the Connection Machine | 33 |

Role of High Performance Computing in Environmental Modeling | 41 |

Quantum Chemistry by Random Walk | 73 |

Smart Algorithms and Adaptive Methods for Compressible and Incom | 87 |

Astrophysics | 100 |

Astrophysical Connection Machine Applications Developed at | 118 |

Artificial Life and Very Large Scale Computing | 126 |

The New Frontier for Computational Science | 138 |

Massively Parallel Computing for Integrated Circuit Design | 155 |

GeneralPurpose Parallel Computing? | 317 |

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applications approach approximation array automata back ends base triangles black hole calculations cell cellular automata cluster Colorplate communication complex Connection Machine constraints convergence data language data model database DBMS decomposition differential equations discrete disk distributed domain dynamics efficient electronic evolution example factor field Figure finite element flow fluid function galaxies genetic geometry grid hypercube implementation interaction interest rates iteration kernel large number lattice linear algebra linear programming magnetization massively parallel computers matrix memory mesh Monte Carlo N-body problem nonlinear operations optimization problems option adjusted spread parallel algorithms parameters particles performance Phys physical potential triangle PRAM programming proteins QR decomposition quarks scale scenario sequence sequential simulated annealing simulation solution solve step stochastic stochastic network stochastic programming structure supercomputers systolic array techniques theory three-dimensional tion transputer University variables vector vortex methods

### References to this book

Numerical Computation 1: Methods, Software, and Analysis. Christoph W. Ueberhuber Limited preview - 1997 |