VECPAR'06 — Seventh International Meeting on High Performance Computing for Computational Science |


Monday (July, 10th)

Hour Room 1 Room 2
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Opening Session
10:30 - 11:30 Large-Scale Scientific Visualization
Chris Johnson
Director, Scientific Computing and Imaging, University of Utah (USA)
11:30 - 13:00 LUNCH
Session 1
Parallel and Distributed Computing I
Session 2
Numerical Methods (PDE)
13:00 - 13:20 Performance Evaluation of Scientific Applications on Modern Parallel Vector Systems
Jonathan Carter
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A LES Scheme for Mixing and Reacting Flow Inside a Combustor

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
13:20 - 13:40 Aspect-Oriented Pluggable Support for Parallel Computing
João Sobral
Universidade do Minho
A Multigrid-DDM Schur Elliptic Equation Solver in Unstructured Meshes
Guilherme Galante
Instituto de Informatica - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
13:40 - 14:00 Meteorological Applications Cluster HPC for Change Climate Research
Richard Miguel San Martin
Passive Cooling of a Granular Medium inside a Cylindrical Chamber
Vitor Petry
14:00 - 14:20 Model for Simulation of Heterogeneous High-Performance Computing Environments
Rodrigo Mello
Universidade de São Paulo - ICMC
Performance Assessment for a Family of Continuum-based Shell Elements for Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis in Shared-memory Systems
José Alves
14:20 - 14:40 Design and Implementation of an Environment for Component-Based Parallel Programming
Francisco Carvalho Junior
Departamento de Computação, Universidade Federal do Ceará
Enhancing the Performance of Multigrid Smoothers in Simultaneous Multithreading Architectures
Carlos Garcia
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
14:40 - 15:00 Block Iterative Algorithms for the Solution of Parabolic Optimal Control Problems
Christian Schaerer
Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada - IMPA
Numerical Simulation of Three-phase Flows in Heterogeneous Porous Media
Eduardo Abreu
Instituto Politécnico da UERJ
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:30 Grid Computing
Kenichi Miura
National Institute of Informatics, NAREGI (Project Leader) (Japan)
Session 3
Cluster and Grid Computing I
Session 4
Numerical Methods (Linear Algebra)
16:30 - 16:50 An Opportunistic Algorithm for Scheduling Workflows on Grids
Luiz Meyer
Improving the Numerical Simulation of an Airflow Problem with the BlockCGSI Algorithm
Carlos Balsa
16:50 - 17:10 Managing Uncertainty: A Case for Probabilistic Grid Scheduling

University College London
Efficient Parallel Algorithm for Constructing a Unit Triangular Matrix with Prescribed Singular Values
Georgina Flores-Becerra
Instituto Tecnológico de Puebla
17:10 - 17:30 JaceV: a Programming and Execution Environment for Asynchronous Iterative Computations on Volatile Nodes
Philippe Vuillemin
Evaluation of Several Variants of Explicitly Restarted Lanczos Eigensolvers and their Parallel Implementation
Vicente Hernandez
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
17:30 - 17:50 Posterior Task Scheduling Algorithms for Heterogeneous Computing Systems
Linshan Shen
Kumoh National Institute of Technology
Parallel Selfverified Method for Solving Linear Systems
Mariana Kolberg
17:50 - 18:10 Peer-to-Peer Models and Services for Resource Discovery on Large-scale Grids
Paolo Trunfio
University of Calabria
Evaluation of Linear Solvers for Astrophysics Transfer Problems
Osni Marques
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
18:10 - 18:30 DWMiner: A Tool for Mining Frequent Itemsets Efficiently in Data Warehouses
Marta Mattoso
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Computer Science Department, COPPE, Brazil

Tuesday (July, 11th)

Hour Room 1 Room 2
09:00 - 10:00 Opportunities and Challenges for Petascale Inverse Earthquake Modeling
Omar Ghattas
University of Texas (USA)
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee
Session 5
Large Scale Simulations
Session 6
Data Processing
10:15 - 10:35 EdgePack: A Parallel Vertex and Node Reordering Package for Optimizing Edge-based Computations in Unstructured Grids
Marcos Martins
TLFS: High Performance Tape Library File System for Data Backup and Archive

Huazhong University of Science and Technology
10:35 - 10:55 A Service Oriented System for On Demand Dynamic Structural Analysis over Computational Grids
Jose M. Alonso
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Text Classification from Positive and Unlabeled Documents Based on GA

College of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University
10:55 - 11:15 Scalable Desktop Grid System
Peter Kacsuk
The Distributed Data Protocol within OOPAR
Philippe Devloo
11:15 - 11:35 Large Scale Simulations and Visualizations of a N-ary Fragmentation Model
Gonzalo Hernandez
UNAB School of Civil Engineering
An R*-tree Based Semi-Dynamic Clustering Method for the Efficient Processing of Spatial Join in a Shared-Nothing Parallel Database System
Maik Flanagin
University of New Orleans, LA 70148
11:35 - 13:00 LUNCH
Session 7
Parallel and Distributed Computing II
Session 8
Computing in Biosciences
13:00 - 13:20 Scalable Cosmology Simulations on Parallel Machines
Filippo Gioachin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
A New Segmentation Method for High Resolution Computed Tomographic Images

Electronics Information & Communications Engineering, Chosun University
13:20 - 13:40 Parallel Processing of Matrix Multiplication in a CPU and GPU Heterogeneous Environment
Satoshi Ohshima
The University of Electro-Communications
BioGrid Application Toolkit: a Grid-based Problem Solving Environment Tool for Biomedical Data Analysis

13:40 - 14:00 On Evaluating Decentralized Parallel I/O Scheduling Strategies for Parallel File Systems
Florin Isaila
University Carlos III
A Computational Framework for Cardiac Modeling Based on Distributed Computing and Web Applications
Rodrigo Weber dos Santos
Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
14:00 - 14:20 Distributed Security Constrained Optimal Power Flow Integrated to a DSM based Energy Management System for Real Time Power Systems Security Control
Juliana Alves
Triangular Clique Based Multilevel Approaches to Identify Protein Functional Modules
Sang C. Seok
University of Iowa
14:20 - 14:40 A Particle Dynamical Evolutionary Algorithm and Applications
Kangshun Li
Wuhan University
On Design and Implementation of a Bioinformatics Portal in Cluster and Grid Environments
Yaw-Ling Lin
National Tsing-Hua University
14:40 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:30 The Implementation and Use of the "Numerical Offshore Tank"
Marcos Donato and Álvaro Maia da Costa
CENPES/Petrobras (Brazil)
Session 9
Parallel and Distributed Computing III
Session 10
Parallel and Distributed Computing IV
16:30 - 16:50 The Impact of Parallel Programming Models on the Linear Algebra Performance for Finite Element Simulations
Kengo Nakajima
The University of Tokyo
High Order Fourier-Spectral Solutions to Self Adjoint Elliptic Equations
Moshe Israeli
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
16:50 - 17:10 Sequential and Parallel Resolution of the Two-Group Transient Neutron Diffusion Equation using Second-Order Iterative Methods
Omar Flores-Sanchez
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
On the Parallelization of a Finite Volume Program with OOPAR
Philippe Devloo
17:10 - 17:30 A Rewriting System for the Vectorization of Signal Transforms
Franz Franchetti
Carnegie Mellon University
OMP: A One-sided Message Passing Programming Model for P2HP
Hai Jin
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
17:30 - 17:50 Metaserver Locality and Scalability in a Distributed NFS
Everton Hermann
Instituto de Informática/UFRGS
A Parallel Implementation of the K Nearest Neighbours Classifier in Three Levels: Threads, MPI Processes and the Grid
Gabriel Aparicio
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia - ITACA
17:50 - 18:10 PyACTS: A High-Level Framework for Fast Development of High Performance Applications
Leroy Anthony Drummond
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Anahy: a Programming Environment for Cluster Computing
Gerson Cavalheiro
18:10 - 18:30 A Versatile Pipelined Hardware Implementation for Encryption and Decryption using Advanced Encryption Standard

State University of Rio de Janeiro
On the Use of the MMC Language to Utilize SIMD Instruction Set
Patricio Bulic
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science

Wednesday (July, 12th)

Hour Room 1 Room 2
09:00 - 10:00 Combinatorial Scientific Computing
Bruce Hendrickson
Sandia National Laboratories (USA)
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee
Session 11
Numerical Methods (PDE)
Session 12
Cluster and Grid Computing II
10:15 - 10:35 Robust Two-Level Lower-Order Preconditioners for a Higher-Order Stokes Discretization with Highly Discontinuous Viscosities
Duilio Conceição
Top-k Query Processing in the APPA P2P System
Reza Akbarinia
University of Nantes - LINA
10:35 - 10:55 Simulation of Laser Propagation With a Frequency Maxwell Equation
Remi Sentis
CSRAID: a New Storage Architecture for Mid/Large-scale RAID
Yan Liu
Key laboratory of Data Storage System, School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
10:55 - 11:15 Multiresolution Simulations Using Particle Methods
Petros Koumoutsakos
CSE Lab, ETH Zurich
Analyzing Overheads and Scalability Characteristics of OpenMP Applications
Karl Fuerlinger
TU Muenchen, LRR
11:15 - 11:35 A Parallel and Serial Domain Decomposition for Noise Removal Using a Nonlinear Diffusion Equation

São Paulo State University
Parallel Fuzzy c-Means Cluster Analysis
Marta Modenesi
COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
11:35 - 11:40 Best Student Paper Award
Closing Session
11:40 - 13:00 LUNCH

Thursday (July, 13th) — HPDGrid Workshop

Hour Activity
09:00 - 09:30 Registration and Coffee
09:30 - 09:40 Opening Session
09:40 - 10:30 Enterprise Grids: Challenges Ahead
Ricardo Jimenez-Peris (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Marta Paniño-Martinez (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Bettina Kemme (McGill University, Canada)
Session 1
Data Grid Applications
10:30 - 11:00 Managing Large Scale Data for Earthquake Simulations
Marcio Faerman (San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA)
Reagan Moore (San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA)
Bernard Minster (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)
Philip Maechling (University of Southern California, USA)
11:00 - 11:30 Execution Management of Scientific Models on Computational Grids
Alexandre Vassalo (LNCC, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil)
Cristiane Oliveira (LNCC, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil)
Carla Osthoff (LNCC, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing, Brazil)
Halisson Brito (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Julia Strauch (ENCE/IBGE, National School of Statistical Sciences, Brazil)
Jano Souza (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
11:30 - 13:00 LUNCH
13:10 - 14:00 Invited Talk Session
Extending the Services and Sites of Production Grids by the Support of Advanced Portals
Peter Kacsuk (MTA SZTAKI)
Session 2
Replication and Consistency in Data Grids
14:00 - 14:30 PSO-LRU Algorithm for DataGrid Replication Service
Víctor Méndez Muñoz (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)
Felix García Carballeira (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
14:30 - 15:00 Replica Refresh Strategies in a Database Cluster
Cecile Le Pape (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (LIP6), France)
Stephane Gancarski (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (LIP6), France)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
Session 3
Design and Implementation of Data Grids
15:30 - 16:00 Data Management in the Appa P2P System
Reza Akbarinia (INRIA and LINA, University of Nantes, France)
Vidal Martins (INRIA and LINA, University of Nantes, France)
16:00 - 16:30 Overlapped Regions with Distributed Spatial Databases in a Grid Environment
Wladimir Meyer (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Jano Souza (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
16:30 - 17:00 A Practical Evaluation of Data Consistency Protocol for Efficient Visualization in Grid Applications
Gabriel Antoniu (IRISA / INRIA, France)
Loïc Cudennec (IRISA / INRIA, France)
Sébastien Monnet (IRISA / University of Rennes 1, France)
17:00 - 17:30 Experiencing Data Grids
Nicolaas Ruberg (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Nelson Kotowski (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Amanda Mattos (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Luciana Matos (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Melissa Machado (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Daniel Oliveira (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Rafael Monclar (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Cláudio Ferraz (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Talitta Sanchotene (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Vanessa Braganholo (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
17:30 - 17:45 Concluding Remarks
Esther Pacitti (INRIA and LINA, France)
Marta Mattoso (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)
Patrick Valduriez (INRIA and LINA, France)

Thursday (July, 13th) — WCGC Workshop

Hour Activity
09:00 - 09:30 Registration and Coffee
09:30 - 09:40 Opening Session
09:40 - 10:30 Invited Talk Session (shared with HPDGrid Workshop)
Enterprise Grids: Challenges Ahead
Ricardo Jimenez-Peris (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Marta Paniño-Martinez (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
Bettina Kemme (McGill University, Canada)
Paper Session 1
10:30 - 11:00 Grid Enabled Metamodeling
Dirk Gorissen (Antwerp University)
Karel Crombecq (Antwerp University)
Wouter Hendrickx (Antwerp University)
Tom Dhaene (Antwerp University)
11:00 - 11:30 Distributed General Logging Architecture for Grid Environments
Carlos de Alfonso (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)
Miguel Caballer (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)
Jose V. Carrión (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)
Vicente Hernández (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia)
11:30 - 13:00 LUNCH
13:10 - 14:00 Invited Talk Session
Extending the Services and Sites of Production Grids by the Support of Advanced Portals
Peter Kacsuk (MTA SZTAKI)
Paper Session 2
14:00 - 14:30 Interoperability between UNICORE and ITBL
Yoshio Suzuki (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Takahiro Minami (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Masayuki Tani (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
Norihiro Nakajima (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)
14:30 - 15:00 Development of Web Environment for Efficient Exploitation of Linux Cluster Computing Resources
Tigran Grigoryan (Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia)
Mikayel Gyurjyan (Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia)
Yuri Shoukourian (Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia)
Vladimir Sahakyan (Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
Paper Session 3
15:30 - 16:00 Using Failure Injection Mechanisms to Experiment and Evaluate a Grid Failure Detector
Sébastien Monnet (Irisa / University of Rennes I)
Marin Bertier (Irisa / INSA of Rennes)
16:00 - 16:30 Semantic-based Service Trading: Application to Linear Algebra
Miche Daydé (IRIT)
Aurélie Hurault (IRIT - France)
Marc Pantel (IRIT - France)
16:30 - 17:00 Grid Computing for Mesoscale Climatology: Experimental Comparison of Three Platforms
Haroldo F. de Campos Velho (LAC/INPE)
A. J. Preto (LAC/INPE)
S. Stephany (LAC/INPE)
E. R. Rodrigues (LAC/INPE)
J. Panetta (CPTEC/INPE)
E. S. Almeida (CPTEC/INPE)
17:00 - 17:30 Management of Services based on a Semantic Description within the GRID-TLSE Project
Patrick Amestoy (IRIT-ENSEEIHT)
Michel Daydé (IRIT-ENSEEIHT)
Christophe Hamerling (IRIT-ENSEEIHT)
Chiara Puglisi (IRIT-ENSEEIHT)
17:30 - 18:15 Invited Talk Session
Grid by examples: IBM experience
Luis Ferreira (Grid Computing Archictect at IBM Austin, Texas)
18:15 Closing Remarks
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