High Performance Computing Systems and Applications

High Performance Computing Systems and Applications

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High Performance Computing Systems and Applications contains the fully refereed papers from the 13th Annual Symposium on High Performance Computing, held in Kingston, Canada, in June 1999. This book presents the latest research in HPC architectures, distributed and shared memory performance, algorithms and solvers, with special sessions on atmospheric science, computational chemistry and physics.
High Performance Computing Systems and Applications is suitable as a secondary text for graduate level courses, and as a reference for researchers and practitioners in industry.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 602 pages
  • 162.6 x 233.7 x 43.2mm | 997.91g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • XVI, 602 p.
  • 0792377745
  • 9780792377740

Table of contents

Preface. Part I: Keynote Presentations. 1. High Performance Computing in North America; J.W.D. Connolly. 2. Enabling Chemistry Applications with High Performance Computing; M.S. Gordon. 3. High Performance Programming for Computational Scientists; G.V. Wilson. 4. Computational Cognition and the Age of Supercomputing: Using High-Performance Computing and Usenet to Model Memory, Meaning and the Mind; Curt Burgess. 5. Web-Centric Supercomputing; S. Khan. Part II: Panel Discussion. 6. Sharing and Security Policies for HPC and HPN; R.D. Kent, P. Preney. Part III: Policy. 7. Toward a Model of Models: Part I; P.D. Preney, et al. 8. Toward a Model of Models: Part II; M. Schlesinger, R.D. Kent. 9. Prospects for a Distributed Research Network: Case Studies of Means, Mechanism and Issues; P. Wolstenholme, L. Jorgenson. Part IV: Distributed Memory Performance. 10. A Testing Strategy for Nondeterministic Message Passing Programs; D. Kranzlmuller, et al. 11. Roots: An Object-Oriented Active Message Library; R. van der Goot. 12. Hardware Performance and Communication Models of a Distributed Memory Parallel Computer System: A Case Study; T.T. Le, et al. Part V: Computational Chemistry. 13. Applications of High Performance Computing in Vaccine Design; A. Berces, et al. 14. Modelling Molecules in Intense Laser Fields - Numerical Methods for an IBM-SP2 Parallel Computer Environment; A.D. Bandrauk, H.-Z. Lu. 15. Molecular Modeling of the Interactionof Neurotrophins with the p75NTR Common Neurotrophin Receptor; I.L. Shamovsky, et al. 16. Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulation using MD-Engine; K. Uehara, et al. 17. Parallel Computational Strategies for Viscous Hydrodynamics with Applications to Microfluidics; S. Kim. Part VI: Unusual Architectures. 18. Graph Algorithms on the Linear Array with a Reconfigurable Optical Bus; Y. Pan, Y. Li. 19. Communication Latency Hiding in Reconfigurable Message-Passing Environments: Quantitative Studies; A. Afsahi, N.J. Dimopoulos. 20. Parallel Processing of the Evolving Tree Transformation System; G.G. Meldrum, V.C. Bhavsar. Part VII: Computational Biology. 21. Computer-Based Analysis of Completely Sequenced Bacterial Genomes Reveals a Link Between Nucleotide Bias and Amino Acid Composition; G.A.C. Singer, D.A. Hickey. 22. Virtual Enhancement of Combinatorial Libraries; J.A. Bikker. 23. Bluejay: A Browser for Linear Units in Java; P. Gordon, C.W. Sensen. Part VIII: High Level Applications. 24. The `Structured-Universe Approach' for Irregular and Dynamic Spatial Structures; A. Schramm. 25. World Distribution Protocol for Support of Scalable General Purpose Distributed Virtual Environments; R. Fortier, et al. 26. A Programming System for Parallel Execution of Fortran Subprograms in Distributed Environment; K.M. Ben Hamed, W. Du. 27. Condensed Graphs: A Multi-Level, Parallel, Abstract Machine; J.P. Morrison, N.J. Dalton. 28. Object-Oriented Distributed and Parallel I/O Streams; A. Dick, et
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