Vecpar 2002 - 5th international meeting

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Tutorial's Schedule (June, 25th):

        Half Day Tutorial: 09:00 - 13:00
        Full Day Tutorial: 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:30 - 18:30

Wednesday (June 26th)

Hour Room 1 (B001) Room 2 (B002)
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:20 Opening Session
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee
10:50 - 11:50 Human Genoma
(Invited Speech, Room B001)
Yutaka Akiyama
Computational Biology Research Center (Japan)
Session 1
(Room B001)
Computing in Biosciences
Session 2
(Room B002)
Numerical Methods
(1, Linear and Non-Linear Algebra)
12:00 - 12:20 High Performance Computing in Electron Microscope Tomography of Complex Biological Structures
Jose-Jesus Fernandez, Albert Lawrence, Javier Roca, Inmaculada García, Mark Ellisman & Jose-María Carazo (Spain & USA)
Optimal Algorithm Selection of Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication Is Important
Makoto Kudoh, Hisayasu Kuroda, Takahiro Katagiri & Yasumasa Kanada (Japan)
12:20 - 12:40 A Transient Simulation of the Carotid Artery Flow
Álvaro De Bortoli & Rudnei Da Cunha (Brazil)
Fast sparse matrix-vector multiplication on present-day supercomputers
Gerhard Wellein, Georg Hager & Holger Fehske (Germany)
12:40 - 13:00 Visualization of RNA Pseudoknot Structures
Wootaek Kim, Yujin Lee & Kyungsook Han (Korea)
Performance Evaluation of Parallel Gram-Schmidt Re-Orthogonalization Methods
Takahiro Katagiri (Japan)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
Session 3
(Room B001)
Cluster and Grid Computing (1)
Session 4
(Room B002)
Numerical Methods
(2, Discretization Techniques)
14:30 - 14:50 An Approach for Teaching Computer Arithmetic
Ester M. Garzón, Inmaculada García & Jose-Jesus Fernández (Spain)
An a posteriori error estimator for adaptive mesh refinement using parallel in-element particle tracking methods
Jing-Ru Cheng & Paul Plassmann (USA)
14:50 - 15:10 An Expandable Parallel File System Using NFS servers
Felix Garcia, Alejandro Calderon, Jesus Carretero, Jose M. Perez & Javier Fernandez (Spain)
Performance of the FETI Sparse Linear Solver in a Production Finite Element Code
Kendall Pierson, Garth Reese, Manoj Bhardwaj & Padma Raghavan (USA)
15:10 - 15:30 Scalable Multithreading in a Low Latency Myrinet Cluster
Albano Alves, António Pina, José Exposto & José Rufino (Portugal)
A Parallel Turbulent Hyperbolic Explicit Navier-Stokes Solver
David Guerrero, Vicente Hernandez, Jose E. Roman, Kyriakos Papailiou & Anastasios Stamatis (Spain & Greece)
15:40 - 16:40 Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations Using Parallel Computers
(Invited Speech, Room B001)
Rainald Lohner1, Joseph Baum2,
Charles Charman3 and Daniele Pelessone4
(1) Sch. of Comp. Sciences and Informatics, George Mason University (USA)
(2) Applied Physics Operations, Science Applications International Corp (USA)
(3) General Atomics (USA)
(4) Engineering Software System Solutions (USA)
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee
Session 5
(Room B001)
Computational Fluid and Solid Dynamics
Session 6
(Room B002)
Cluster and Grid Computing (2)
17:00 - 17:20 A Parallel State-of-the-Art Least-Squares Spectral Element Solver for Incompressible Flow Problems
Margreet Nool & Michael M.J. Proot (The Netherlands)
Minimizing Paging Tradeoffs Applying Coscheduling Techniques in a Linux Cluster
Francesc Gine, Francesc Solsona, Porfidio Hernandez, & Emilio Luque (Spain)
17:20 - 17:40 Edge based interface element for three-dimensional geomechanical problems
Rubens Sydenstricker, Marcos Martins, Alvaro Coutinho & José Alves (Brazil)
Introducing the vectored C
Veselko Gustin & Patricio Bulic (Slovenia)
17:40 - 18:00 Investigation of turbulent flame kernels using DNS on clusters
Marc Lange (Germany)
Mobile Agent Programming for Clusters with Parallel Skeletons
Rocco Aversa, Beniamino di Martino, Nicola Mazzocca & Salvatore Venticinque (Italy)
18:00 - 18:20 Numerical Simulations of 3D Free-surface Flows with Surface Tension
Fabricio Simeoni de Sousa, Norberto Mangiavacchi, Antonio Castelo Filho, Luiz Gustavo Nonato, Murilo Francisco Tomé & José Alberto Cuminato (Brazil)
Improving Binomial Trees for Broadcasting in Local Networks of Workstations
Silvia Figueira (USA)

Thursday (June 27th)

Hour Room 1 (B001) Room 2 (B002)
Session 7
(Room B001)
Concurrent Engineering
Session 8
(Room B002)
09:00 - 09:20 On the Translation of Haskell# Programs into Petri Nets
Heron Carvalho, Rafael Lins
& Ricardo Lima (Brazil)
Static Scheduling with Interruption Costs for Computer Vision Applications
Francisco A. Candelas Herias, Fernando Torres Medina, Pablo Gil Vazquez & Santiago T. Puente Mendez (Spain)
09:20 - 09:40 An Efficient Multi-processor Architecture for Parallel Cyclic Reference Counting
Rafael Lins (Brazil)
A parallel rendering algorithm based on hierarchical radiosity
Miguel Caballer, David Guerrero, Vicente Hernández & José Enrique Román (Spain)
09:40 - 10:00 Automatic Cost Estimation of
High-Performance Applications

Arjan van Gemund (The Netherlands)
A High-Performance Progressive Radiosity Method Based on Scene Partitioning
Antonio P. Guerra, Margarita Amor, Emilio J. Padrón & Ramón Doallo (Spain)
10:00 - 10:20 Rollback-One-Step
Checkpointing and
Reduced Message Logging
for Debugging

Nam Thoai, Dieter Kranzlmueller
& Jens Volkert (Austria)
Wavelet Transform for Large Scale Image Processing on Modern Microprocessors
D. Chaver, C. Tenllado, L. Piñuel, M. Prieto & Francisco Tirado (Spain)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee
10:50 - 11:50 Data Mining
(Invited Speech, Room B001)
Vipin Kumar
University of Minnesota (USA)
Session 9
(Room B001)
Data Processing
Session 10
(Room B002)
Numerical Methods (3, Linear and Non-Linear Algebra)
12:00 - 12:20 WITHDRAWN Algorithm Design for Fast Linear Solvers
Allison Baker & Elizabeth Jessup (USA)
12:20 - 12:40 Data Mining
for Database Classification
based on the
KNN-Fuzzy Method Supported by Genetic Algorithm

Jose Luiz Rosa & Nelson Ebecken (Brazil)
A Parallel Newton-GMRES Algorithm for Solving Large Scale Nonlinear Systems
Jesus Peinado & Antonio M. Vidal (Spain)
12:40 - 13:00 An Efficient Parallel and Distributed Algorithm for Counting Frequent Sets
Raffaele Perego, Salvatore Orlando, Paolo Palmerini & Fabrizio Silvestri (Italy)
Preconditioning for an Iterative Elliptic Solver on a Vector Processor
Abdessamad Qaddouri & Jean Côté (Canada)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
Session 11
(Room B001)
Parallel and Distributed
Computing (1)
Session 12
(Room B002)
Cluster and Grid Computing (3)
14:30 - 14:50 Mapping Unstructured Applications
into Nested Parallelism

Arturo González-Escribano,
Arjan J.C. van Gemund
& Valentín Cardeñoso-Payo (The Netherlands & Spain)
Parallelization of Spectral Elements Methods
Stéphane Airiau, Mejdi Azaïez, Faker Ben Belgacem & Ronan Guivarch (France)
14:50 - 15:10 WITHDRAWN Distributed task pool implementation
Marco Danelutto & Lorenza Rovetti (Italy)
15:10 - 15:30 WITHDRAWN A Coupled Climate Model on a PC Cluster
Wolfgang Joppich, Rene Redler & Kläre Cassirer (Germany)
15:40 - 16:40 Computational Chemistry
(Invited Speech, Room B001)
Leif Eriksson
Uppsala University (Sweden)
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee
Session 13
(Room B001)
Large Scale Applications
Session 14
(Room B002)
Cluster and Grid Computing (4)
17:00 - 17:20 Finite Element Simulation
of Seismic Elastic
Two Dimensional Wave Propagation: Development and Assessment of Performance in a Cluster of PCs with Software DSM

Francisco Quaranta, Maria Castro, Jose Alves & Claudio Amorim (Brazil)
Distributed Paged Hash Tables
José Rufino, António Pina, Albano Alves & José Exposto (Portugal)
17:20 - 17:40 Probabilistic Model for 3D Discrete Cracking Concrete in Parallel Computing
Carmen Paz, Luiz Martha,
Eduardo Fairbairn, José Alves,
Nelson Ebecken & Alvaro Coutinho (Brazil)
Parallelization of a Coupled Thermal Mechanical Algorithm for Clusters of PCs
Panagiotis Adamidis (Germany)
17:40 - 18:00 Parallel executing fuzzy Kohonen clustering network for image segmentation on torus architecture
Mikhail Tarkov, Youngsong Mun, Jaeyoung Choi & Hyung-Il Choi (Russia & Korea)

Friday (June 28th)

Hour Room 1 (B001) Room 2 (B002)
Session 15
(Room B001)
Numerical Methods (4, Linear and Non-Linear Algebra)
Session 16
(Room B002)
Cluster and Grid Computing (5)
09:00 - 09:20 2-D R-matrix propagation: a large scale electron scattering simulation dominated by the multiplication of dynamically changing matrices
Tim Stitt, Penny Scott & Stan Scott (Northern Ireland)
09:20 - 09:40 A Parallel Implementation of the Atkinson Algorithm for the Solution of a Fredholm Equation
Filomena d'Almeida & Paulo Vasconcelos (Portugal)
A Meta-Heuristic Approach to Parallel Code Generation
Barry McCollum, Patrick Corr & Peter Milligan (Italy)
09:40 - 10:00 SLEPc: Scalable Library for Eigenvalue Problem Computations
Vicente Hernandez, Jose E. Roman & Vicent Vidal(Spain)
A Subspace Semidefinite Program for Graph Partitioning with Preferences
Suely Oliveira, David Stewart & Takako Soma(USA)
10:00 - 10:20 Parallel Solution in PC Clusters through the Schwarz Decomposition Domain for Three-dimensional Hydrodynamics Models
Rogerio Rizzi, Ricardo Dorneles, Tiarau Diverio & Philippe Navaux (Brazil)
A Framework for Integrating Network Information into Distributed Iterative Solution of Sparse Linear Systems
Devdatta Kulkarni & Masha Sosonkina (USA)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee
10:50 - 11:50 Problem Solving Environment
(Invited Speech, Room B001)
Ed Seidel
Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik, Albert-Einstein-Institut, Potsdam (Germany)
Session 17
(Room B001)
Problem Solving Environments (1)
Session 18
(Room B002)
Parallel and Distributed Computing (2)
12:00 - 12:20 Performance of Message-Passing MATLAB Toolboxes
Javier Fernández, Antonio Cañas, Antonio Díaz, Jesús González, Julio Ortega & Alberto Prieto (Spain)
12:20 - 12:40 Evaluating the performance of Space Plasma Simulations using FPGA's
Ben Popoola & Paul Gough (United Kingdom)
PALM: a Dynamical Parallel Coupler
Andrea Piacentini (France)
12:40 - 13:00 A Mail Service for Parallel Model Reduction of Linear Time-Invariant Systems
Peter Benner, Rafael Mayo, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti & Gregorio Quintana-Orti (Germany & Spain)
A Null Message Count of Conservative Parallel Simulation
Ha Yoon Song, Sung Hyun Cho & Sang Yong Han (Korea)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
Session 19
(Room B001)
Problem Solving Environments (2)
Session 20
(Room B002)
14:30 - 14:50 Systolic Implementation of Modular Multiplication and Exponentiation For Efficient Public-Key Cryptography
Nadia Nedjah & Luiza de Macedo Mourelle (Brazil)
A Development Environment for Multilayer Neural Network Applications Mapped onto DSPs with Multiprocessing Capabilities
Eugenio Caner, Jose Seixas, Rodrigo Torres (Brazil)
14:50 - 15:10 Real-Time Visualization of Wake-Vortex Simulation using Computational Steering and Beowulf Clusters
Anirudh Modi, Lyle N. Long & Paul E. Plassmann (USA)
A Systematic Approach to Effective Scheduling in Distributed Systems
Luís Santos & Alberto Proença (Portugal)
15:30 - 16:00 Best Student Paper Award
Closing Session

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