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Visualization Systems on the Information-Technology-Based Laboratory
March/April 2003 (vol. 23 no. 2)
pp. 32-39
Yoshio Suzuki, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Kazunori Sai, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Nobuko Matsumoto, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Osamu Hazama, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute

A global computing environment?for example the grid and the Information-Technology-Based Laboratory (ITBL)?requires sharing information that is scattered on the network, especially the results from numerical simulations. In such an environment, it?s essential to have visualization tools that can competently visualize numerical results from the scattered data and simultaneously show an illustration of those results. Two visualization systems were designed and equipped with efficient remote visualization and collaborative visualization functions to carry out such tasks. The parallel tracking steering (Patras)/ITBL system visualizes numerical results from simulations carried out on multiple supercomputers. The application visualization system (AVS)/ITBL enables remote post-processing visualization of any data stored on any supercomputer within the ITBL environment.

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Index Terms:
grid computing, ITBL, real-time visualization, collaborative visualization
Citation:
Yoshio Suzuki, Kazunori Sai, Nobuko Matsumoto, Osamu Hazama, "Visualization Systems on the Information-Technology-Based Laboratory," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 32-39, March-April 2003, doi:10.1109/MCG.2003.1185578
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