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ROADMAP TO CRPC EVENTS AT SUPERCOMPUTING '96 Pittsburgh, PA, November 17-22, 1996


(Note: Special presentations may be made in addition to those listed below. Check the CRPC booth for a listing of specific times for these presentations.)


  • ADIFOR 2.0
  • Applications
  • Education and Simulation
  • High Performance Fortran (HPF)
  • High Performance Computer Communications Technologies in K-12, Undergraduate, and Graduate Education
  • National HPCC Software Exchange
  • NetSolve
  • PIERS (Parallel Implicit Experimental Reservoir Simulator)
  • Problem Solving Environments for Porous Media
  • PULSAR (Power Users Languaging Synergy Against Reality) Interface for Disabled Users
  • Education on the NII
  • Parallel Computation Makes for Good Vibrations
  • Numerical Modeling of Shallow Water Systems
  • Parallel Juggler
  • Parallel Computing at Work: CRPC Activities in Collaboration, Knowledge Transfer, and Education
  • Parallel Simulation for Enhanced Oil Recovery


  • Argonne National Laboratory (#R50)
  • Boston University (#R7-#R8)
  • Caltech (#R62)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory (#R86)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (#R5)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (#R44)


National HPCC Software Exchange
Monday, November 18, 7 pm - 8 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 4 pm - 5 pm
Thursday, November 21, 1 pm- 2 pm
An online distribution system that provides a central access point for HPCC technologies and facilitates the development of discipline-oriented software repositories (four 15-minute presentations per day) (S. Browne)

GirlTECH, Lesson Plans on the Internet
Tuesday, November 19, 10 am - 11:30 am
GirlTECH teacher training program alternated with descriptions of lesson plans published on the Internet (six alternating 15-minute presentations) (C. Lanius, S. Boone)

PULSAR Interface for Disabled Users
Tuesday, November 19, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
New interfaces to the World Wide Web are enabling physically disabled users to use computers and navigate through Web-based material (D. Warner)

Education and Simulation
Tuesday, November 19, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Teaching HPCC technologies in K-12, undergraduate, and graduate education (G. Fox)

Scalable I/O Characterization and Implications
Tuesday November 19, 2 pm - 3 pm
Description of experiences instrumenting and analyzing I/O patterns on large-scale scientific applications (two 30-minute presentations) (D. Reed)

Problem Solving Environments/Los Angeles Basin Smog Model
Tuesday, November 19, 3 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday, November 20, 10 am - 11 am Air

pollution modeling in the South Coast Air Basin of California using a parallel computer as a simulation engine (M. Chandy, D. Dabdub)

Wednesday, November 20, 11 am - Noon
A client-server application that allows users to access computational resources such as hardware and software distributed across the Internet (two 30-minute presentations) (H. Casanova)

Wednesday, November 20, Noon - 1 pm
A software library for performing dense and band linear algebra computations on distributed- memory message-passing MIMD computers and networks of workstations supporting PVM and/or MPI (two 30-minute presentations) (S. Blackford)

Problem Solving Environments/Porous Media Simulation
Wednesday, November 20, 1 pm - 2 pm
A hierarchial problem-solving environment consolidating high-level compositional application development, interactive visualization and computation steering, adaptive numerical techniques, and distributed dynamic data structures to tackle multi-component, multi-phase flow through porous media (three 20-minute presentations) (M. Parashar)

Applications: Proving Grounds for CRPC Technologies
Wednesday, November 20, 4 pm - 5 pm
CPRC technologies as applied in industry and Grand Challenges (G. Fox)

Thursday, November 21, 10 am - 11 am
Established to develop a comprehensive set of parallel benchmarks generally accepted by users and vendors of parallel systems; provide a focus for parallel benchmark activities and avoid unnecessary duplication of efforts; and set standards for benchmarking methodology and result-reporting together with a control database/repository for both the benchmarks and the results (four 15-minute presentations) (E. Strohmaier)

High Performance Distributed Computing
Thursday, November 21, 11 am - Noon
CPRC work in high performance distributed computing, including Globus metacomputing infrastructure project, I-WAY experiment, GUSTO metacomputing testbed, and applications (three 20-minute presentations) (I. Foster)


(See a copy of the Supercomputing'96 Final Program for more complete listings.)


Sunday, November 17
High Performance Fortran in Practice (C. Koelbel)

Monday, November 18
Interactive Visualization of Supercomputer Simulations (T. Disz, M. Papka, R. Stevens, M. Szymanski)
Designing and Building Parallel Programs: An Introduction to Parallel Programming (I. Foster, C. Kesselman, C. Koelbel)
Applications of Web Technology and HPCC (W. Furmanski, G. Fox, N. McCracken)


Wednesday, November 20, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Center Directors Roundtable (Moderator: A. White, in coordination with K. Kliewer)

Thursday, November 21, 10:00 am - Noon
Opportunities and Barriers to Petaflops Computing (Moderator: P. Messina)


Tuesday, November 19, 10:30 am - Noon
Performance I
ScalAPACK: A Portable Linear Algebra Library for Distributed Memory Computers--Design Issues and Performance (L. Blackford, J. Choi, A. Cleary, J. Demmel, I. Dillon, J. Dongarra, S. Hammarling, G. Henry)

Wednesday, November 20, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Parallel Programming Support
Double Standards: Bringing Task Parallelism to HPF via the Message Passing Interface (A. Choudary, I. Foster, D. Kohr, Jr., R. Krishnaiyer)

Particle-in-cell Simulation Codes in High Performance Fortran (E. Akarsu, K. Dincer, G. Fox, T. Haupt)

Thursday, November 21, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
NetSolve: A Network Server for Solving Computational Science Problems (H. Casanova, J. Dongarra)

Multimethod Communication for High Performance Metacomputing (I. Foster, J. Geisler, C. Kesselman, S. Tuecke)

Building a World-Wide Virtual Machine Based on Web and HPCC Technologies (K. Dincer, G. Fox)


Sunday, November 17 - Tuesday, November 19
K-12 Teacher Workshops and Hands-on Labs Training Teachers to Publish and Use Curricular Materials on the Web (S. Boone, C. Lanius)

Monday, November 18 - Tuesday, November 19
Education Papers, Session II New Mexico High School Supercomputing Challenge, 1990-1995 (M. Foster, D. Kratzer)

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