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Issue No.03 - May/June (2012 vol.14)

pp: 30-39

Rio Yokota , Boston University

Lorena A. Barba , Boston University

DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2012.1

ABSTRACT

<p>Algorithms designed to efficiently solve the classical N-body problem of mechanics fit well on GPU hardware and exhibit excellent scalability on many GPUs. Their computational intensity makes them a promising approach for other applications amenable to an N-body formulation. Adding features such as autotuning makes multipole-type algorithms ideal for heterogeneous computing environments.</p>

INDEX TERMS

Scientific computing, GPU programming, fast N-body algorithms, computational science, autotuning

CITATION

Rio Yokota, Lorena A. Barba, "Hierarchical N-body Simulations with Autotuning for Heterogeneous Systems",

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