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High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, Annual International Symposium on (2006)
St. John's, Newfoundland
May 14, 2006 to May 17, 2006
ISSN: 1550-5243
ISBN: 0-7695-2582-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix

Scientific Committee (PDF)

pp. xi-xii
Computer Science

A Unified Scheduling Algorithm for Grid Applications (Abstract)

Mona Aggarwal , Imperial College, UK
Akshai K. Aggarwal , University of Windsor, Canada
pp. 1

A Proposal and Evaluation of a Mechanism for Grid Ontology Merge (Abstract)

J. G. R. C. Lopes , University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
M.A.R. Dantas , Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Alba Cristina Magalhaes Alves Melo , University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
Celia Ghedini Ralha , University of Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
pp. 2

A Study on Job Co-Allocation in Multiple HPC Clusters (Abstract)

Jinhui Qin , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Michael Bauer , University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 3

The OLAP-Enabled Grid: Model and Query Processing Algorithms (Abstract)

Andrew Rau-Chaplin , Dalhousie University, Canada
Michael Lawrence , Dalhousie University, Canada
pp. 4

An Efficient Approach for Resource Set-Matching in Grid Computing Configurations (Abstract)

A.P.C Silva , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
M.A.R. Dantas , Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
pp. 5

Distributed Data Mining on Virtual Clusters (Abstract)

Julio Valdes , Institute for Information Technology, Canada
Gabriel Mateescu , Research Computing Support Group, Canada
pp. 6

Design, Deployment and Bench of a Large Infiniband HPC Cluster (Abstract)

Carol Gauthier , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Mehdi Bozzo-Rey , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Hui Zhong Lu , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Michael Jeanson , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Patrick Vachon , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Michel Barrette , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Alain Veilleux , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Steve Allen , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Minh-Nghia Nguyen , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
Karl Gaven-Venet , Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 8

Toward a Software Infrastructure for the Cyclops-64 Cellular Architecture (Abstract)

Ziang Hu , University of Delaware, USA
Juan del Cuvillo , University of Delaware, USA
Weirong Zhu , University of Delaware, USA
Guang R. Gao , University of Delaware, USA
pp. 9

The Snowflakes Distributed Computing System (Abstract)

Gabriel Girard , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
Laurent Birtz , Universit? de Sherbrooke, Canada
pp. 10

Designing and Reconfiguring Fault-Tolerant Hypercubes (Abstract)

Shituo Lou , Dalhousie University, Canada
Abdel Aziz Farrag , Dalhousie University, Canada
pp. 11

Understanding the Parallel Programmer (Abstract)

Ryan Eccles , Oculus Info Inc., Canada
Deborah A. Stacey , University of Guelph, Canada
pp. 12

Transparent Distributed Programming under Linux (Abstract)

Kamran Karimi , University of Windsor, Canada
Mohsen Sharifi , Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran
pp. 13

Connecting Researchers to HPCS through Web Services (Abstract)

Gregory A. Klotz , University of Guelph, Canada
Deborah A. Stacey , Univesity of Guelph, Canada
Neil Harvey , University of Guelph, Canada
pp. 14

Evaluation of Knapsack-Based Scheduling Using the NPACI JOBLOG (Abstract)

Randall J. Sobie , The Institute of Particle Physics of Canada
Rafael Parra-Hernandez , Univesity of Victoria, Canada
Nikitas J. Dimopoulos , University of Victoria, Canada
Daniel C. Vanderster , University of Victoria, Canada
pp. 15

Collaborative Agents for Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Sajid Hussain , Acadia University, Canada
Abdul Wasey Matin , Acadia University, Canada
Elhadi Shakshuki , Acadia University, Canada
Abdur Rafey Matin , Acadia University, Canada
pp. 16

Domain Decompostion Of Stochastic PDEs and its Parallel (Abstract)

Abhijit Sarkar , Carleton University, Canada
Nabil Benabbou , University of Ottawa, Canada
Roger Ghanem , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 17
Astrophysics

Towards Understanding Some Astrophysical Flows using Multiscale Simulations with the FLASH Code (Abstract)

C. Thompson , University of Toronto, Canada
C. Hiratsuka , St. Mary?s University, Canada
D. Doucette , St. Mary?s University, Canada
L. J. Dursi , University of Toronto, Canada
pp. 18

Timesteps and Parallel Domain Decomposition with Application to Astrophysical Simulations (Abstract)

Thomas Quinn , University of Washington, USA
James Wadsley , McMaster University, Canada
pp. 19

Quasars & Cosmic Evolution: The Role of Outflows (Abstract)

Robert Thacker , Queen's University, Canada
Evan Scannapieco , U.C. Santa Barbara, USA
H. M. P. Couchman , McMaster University, Canada
pp. 20

Scattering of Star Clusters: Computational Methods and Analysis (Abstract)

Paul J. Doucet , Memorial University, Canada
John C. Lewis , Memorial University, Canada
pp. 21

The Gravitational Potential in Close Binary Star Systems (Abstract)

Robert G. Deupree , St. Mary's University, Canada
Patrick Rogers , St. Mary's University, Canada
pp. 22

Calculating Line Profiles of Non-Spherical Stars (Abstract)

C.C. Lovekin , St. Mary's University, Canada
R.G. Deupree , St. Mary's University, Canada
pp. 23

Computational Modelling of the Sun?s Atmosphere and Spectrum (Abstract)

C. Ian Short , St. Mary's University, Canada
Peter Hauschildt , Hamburger Sternwarte, Germany
pp. 24
Physics

Running Molecular Dynamics Simulations in a Grid Environment (Abstract)

Cameron Kiddle , University of Calgary, Canada
Mark Fox , University of Calgary, Canada
Rob Simmonds , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 25

Simulations of Disordered Bosons on Hyper-Cubic Lattices (Abstract)

Erik S. S?rensen , McMaster University, Canada
Peter Hitchcock , McMaster University, Canada
pp. 26

Applications of Cluster Perturbation Theory Using Quantum Monte Carlo Data (Abstract)

Erik S. S?rensen , McMaster University, Canada
Catherine Kallin , McMaster University, Canada
A. John Berlinsky , McMaster University, Canada
Fei Lin , McMaster University, Canada
pp. 27

High Performance Simulations of the Cellular Potts Model (Abstract)

Gerson Geraldo H. Cavalheiro , Vale do Rio dos Sinos University, Brazil
Fernando Piccini Cercato , Vale do Rio dos Sinos University, Brazil
Jose Carlos M. Mombach , Vale do Rio dos Sinos University, Brazil
pp. 28
Geophysics

Parallel Shuffled Complex Evolution Algorithm for Calibration of Hydrological Models (Abstract)

David Lam , National Water Research Institute, Canada
David A. Swayne , University of Guelph, Canada
William Schertzer , National Wate Research Institute, Canada
Vimal Sharma , University of Guelph, Canada
pp. 30

Seismic Tomography as a High Performance Application (Abstract)

D. Churchill , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
S. Padina , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
R.P. Bording , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
pp. 32
Chemistry

Fortran 90 Code For Molecular Numerical Integration (Abstract)

Aisha El-Sherbiny , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Raymond A. Poirier , Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
pp. 33
Mathematics

Effective Bounds in Euler-Maclaurin-Based Quadrature (Summary for HPCS06) (Abstract)

Jonathan M. Borwein , Dalhousie University, Canada
David H. Bailey , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, USA
pp. 34
Finance

A Threaded Parallel Code for Pricing Discrete Asian Options on SMP Systems (Abstract)

Allan B. MacIsaac , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Henning Rasmussen , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Baolai Ge , The University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 35
OSCAR

A Process Oriented Tool for Mobile Devices for Monitoring OSCAR Clusters (Abstract)

M.A.R. Dantas , University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Eduardo B. Milanese , University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
pp. 36

Heterogeneous ClustersWith OSCAR: Infrastructure and Administration (Abstract)

Erich Focht , NEC High Performance Computing Europe, Germany
pp. 37

Experiences in Creating an OSCAR Package for mpiBLAST (Abstract)

Doug Jennewein , The University of South Dakota, USA
pp. 38

The Introduction of the OSCAR Database API (ODA) (Abstract)

Jeffrey M. Squyres , Indiana University, USA
DongInn Kim , Indiana University, USA
Andrew Lumsdaine , Indiana University, USA
pp. 39

OSCARonDebian: Contribution from the Google Summer of Code 2005 Program (Abstract)

Dangeti Ram Kumar , Institut National des Telecommunications, France
Geoffroy Vallee , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
pp. 40

Sun Grid Engine Package for OSCAR - A Google Summer Of Code 2005 Project (Abstract)

Steven Jones , Canada?s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
Bernard Li , Canada?s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
Barbara M. Chapman , University of Houston, USA
Babu Sundaram , University of Houston, USA
Asim Siddiqui , Canada?s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
Mark Mayo , Canada?s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
pp. 41

A Component-Based Approach to Improving the Modularity of OSCAR (Abstract)

Geoffroy Vallee , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Thomas Naughton , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Erich Focht , NEC High Performance Computing Europe, Germany
Jeffrey M. Squyres , Indiana University, USA
Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
pp. 42

OSCAR Testing with Xen (Abstract)

Geoffroy Vallee , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
pp. 43

OSCAR Web Portal (Abstract)

Shayan Zahedi , University of Toronot, Canada
pp. 44
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 45
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