Topic 07
Applications on High-Performance Computers

Topic Description and Chairs
Session 07.1: Applications in Science and Multimedia
Session 07.2: Applications in Engineering
Session 07.3: System's Applications
Session 07.4: Numerical Applications

Session 07.1 Applications in Science and Multimedia

Time Thursday, August 28, 2003, 09.00 - 10.30
Location HS C
Chair Peter Luksch
09.00 - 09.30 Interactive Ray Tracing on Commodity PC Clusters
    I. Wald, C. Benthin, A. Dietrich, and Ph. Slusallek
09.30 - 10.00 Comparing Two Long Biological Sequences Using a DSM System
    R.C. F. Melo, M. E. Telles Walter, A. C. Magalhaes Alves Melo, R. Batista, M. Nardelli, Th.Martins, and T. Fonseca
10.00 - 10.30 Effectiveness of Parallelizing the ILOG-CPLEX Mixed Integer Optimizer in the PUBB2 Framework
    Yuji Shinano, Tetsuya Fujie, and Yuusuke Kounoike


Session 07.2: Applications in Engineering

Time Thursday, August 28, 2003, 11.00 - 12.30
Location HS C
Chair Rizos Sakellariou
11.00 - 11.30 CAD Grid: Corporate-Wide Resource Sharing for Parameter Studies
    E. Wheelhouse, C. Trinitis, and M. Schulz
11.30 - 12.00 Implementation of Adaptive Control Algorithms in Robot Manipulators using Parallel Computing
    J. C. Fernández, V. Hernández, and L. Peñalver
12.00 - 12.30 Two Dimensional Airfoil Optimisation Using CFD in a Grid Computing Environment
    W. Song, A. Keane, H. Eres, G. Pound, and S. J. Cox


Session 07.3: System's Applications

Time Thursday, August 28, 2003, 14.00 - 15.30
Location HS C
Chair Michael Philippsen
14.00 - 14.30 Parallel Agent-Based Simulation on a Cluster of Workstations
    K. Popov, V. Vlassov, M. Rafea, F. Holmgren, P. Brand, and S. Haridi
14.30 - 15.00 Toward Automatic Management of Embarrassingly Parallel Applications
    I. Dutra, D. Page, V. Santos Costa, J. Shavlik, and M. Waddell
15.00 - 15.15 Applied Grid Computing: Optimisation of Photonic Devices (Research Note)
    D. H. Beckett, B. Hiett, K. S. Thomas, and S. J. Cox
15.15 - 15.30 Parallel Linear System Solution and Its Application to Railway Power Network Simulation (Research Note)
    M. F. Ercan, Y. F. Fung, T. K. Ho, and W. L. Cheung


Session 07.4: Numerical Applications

Time Thursday, August 28, 2003, 16.00 - 17.30
Location HS C
Chair Simon J. Cox
16.00 - 16.30 Low Level Parallelization of Nonlinear Diffusion Filtering Algorithms for Cluster Computing Environments
    D. Slogsnat, M. Fischer, A. Bruhn, J. Weickert, and U. Brüning
16.30 - 17.00 Improving Performance of Hypermatrix Cholesky Factorization
    J. R. Herrero and J. J. Navarro
17.00 - 17.30 Computational models for Web- and Grid-based computation
    J. Gabarró, A. Stewart, M. Clint, E. Boyle, and I. Vallejo