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High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, Annual International Symposium on (2007)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
May 13, 2007 to May 16, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2813-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Committees (PDF)

pp. viii
Track 1: HPC and Computer Science

Fast Genetic Programming and Artificial Developmental Systems on GPUs (Abstract)

Simon Harding , Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
Wolfgang Banzhaf , Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
pp. 2

High Performance RDMA-based Multi-port All-gather on Multi-rail QsNet II (Abstract)

Ahmad Afsahi , Queen?s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Ying Qian , Queen?s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
pp. 3
Track 2: HPC Applications

Utility of High Performance Computing Facilities for the Calculation of the Theoretical X-ray Absorption Spectra of Solids (Abstract)

Michael Odelius , Stockholm University, Albanova, S-106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
John S. Tse , University of Saskatchewan
Dawn M. Shaw , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 4

Gyrokinetic simulation of micro-turbulence in magnetically confined plasmas (Abstract)

Nathan Joiner , University of Saskatchewan
William Dorland , University of Maryland
Akira Hirose , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 5

Nonlinear Simulation of Thermo-viscous Fingering in Miscible Displacements in Porous Media (Abstract)

J. Azaiez , University of Calgary, AB, Canada
M. N. Islam , University of Calgary, AB, Canada
B. B. Maini , University of Calgary, AB, Canada
pp. 6
Track 1: HPC and Computer Science

An Adaptive Double-layer Workflow Scheduling Approach for Grid Computing (Abstract)

Fangpeng Dong , Queen's University, Canada
Selim G. Akl , Queen's University, Canada
pp. 7

The GridX1 computational Grid: from a set of service-specific protocols to a service-oriented approach (Abstract)

Meera Viswanathan , Research Computing Support Group, Canada
Darcy Quesnel , CANARIE Inc., Ottawa, Canada
Gabriel Mateescu , Research Computing Support Group, Canada
Simon Ramage , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Wayne Podaima , Research Computing Support Group, Canada
Daniel C. Vanderster , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Roger Impey , Institute for Information Technology National Research Council Canada
Andre Charbonneau , Research Computing Support Group, Canada
Ron Desmarais , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Patrick Armstrong , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Randall Sobie , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Ian Gable , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Ashok Agarwal , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Sergey Popov , University of Victoria, Victoria BC
pp. 8

Improved Grid Metascheduler Design using the Plackett-Burman Methodology (Abstract)

Daniel C. Vanderster , University of Victoria, Canada
Randall J. Sobie , University of Victoria, Canada
Nikitas J. Dimopoulos , University of Victoria, Canada
pp. 9
Track 2: HPC Applications

Effect of Medium Dispersivity on the Viscous Fingering Instability in Porous Media (Abstract)

Karim Ghesmat , University of Calgary, Canada
Jalel Azaiez , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 10

Observations on greedy composite Newton methods (Abstract)

Raymond J. Spiteri , University of Saskatchewan
Matthew W. Donaldson , University of Saskatchewan
Thian-Peng Ter , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 11

Parallel Computation of Skyline Queries (Abstract)

Norbert Zeh , Dalhousie University
Andrew Rau-Chaplin , Dalhousie University
Adan Cosgaya-Lozano , Dalhousie University
pp. 12
Track 1: HPC and Computer Science

Selection Algorithm for Grid Services based on a Quality of Service Metric (Abstract)

Simone A. Ludwig , University of Saskatchewan
S.M.S. Reyhani , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 13

Construction of a Webportal and User Management Framework for Grid (Abstract)

Quazi Rahman , University of Windsor
Robert D. Kent , University of Windsor
Ositadimma Ejelike , University of Windsor
Peiris Viranthi , University of Windsor
Lichun Zhu , University of Windsor
Akshai Aggarwal , University of Windsor
Tarik Elamsy , University of Windsor
pp. 14
Track 2: HPC Applications

Utilizing Averaged Configuations from Molecular Dynamics Simulation Trajectories (Abstract)

P.G. Kusalik , University of Calgary, Canada
J. Vatamanu , University of Calgary, Canada
K. Gillis , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 16
Track 1: HPC and Computer Science

An Improved Job Co-Allocation Strategy in Multiple HPC Clusters (Abstract)

Michael A. Bauer , University of Western Ontario
Jinhui Qin , University of Western Ontario
pp. 18

Policy Based Job Analysis (Abstract)

Cameron Kiddle , University of Calgary
Roger Curry , University of Calgary
Rob Simmonds , University of Calgary
pp. 19

Resource Assessment using Market Indices: Toward an Economic Grid Exchange Model (Abstract)

Marc Parizeau , Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
Nicolas Dube , Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
pp. 20
Track 2: HPC Applications

A Language-Independent API for Unstructured Mesh Access and Manipulation (Abstract)

Timothy Tautges , Argonne National Laboratory
Lori Freitag Diachin , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Mark S. Shephard , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Carl Ollivier-Gooch , University of British Columbia
pp. 22

The Coast-to-Coast Seminar and Remote Mathematical Collaboration (Abstract)

David Langstroth , Dalhousie University
Mason Macklem , Dalhousie University
Jonathan M. Borwein , Dalhousie University
Scott Wilson , Dalhousie University
pp. 23
OSCAR

A Middleware for OSCAR and Wireless Sensor Network Environments (Abstract)

A. R. Pinto , University of Santa Catarina
C. Montez , University of Santa Catarina
M.A.R. Dantas , University of Santa Catarina
D. J. Ferreira , University of Santa Catarina
Martius Rodriguez , Fluminense Federal University
pp. 24

Design and Implementation of a Menu Based OSCAR Command Line Interface (Abstract)

Thomas Naughton , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Wesley Bland , Tennessee Technological University
Geoffroy Vallee , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
pp. 25

Automatic Testing Tool for OSCAR Using System-level Virtualization (Abstract)

Thomas Naughton , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Wesley Bland , Tennessee Technological University
Geoffroy Vallee , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
pp. 26

OSCAR KernelPicker: Handling Clients Kernels (Abstract)

Jean , INRIA/IRISA - PARIS project Campus de Beaulieu, Cedex, France
pp. 27
Track 1: HPC and Computer Science

Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Software Agents (Abstract)

Haroon Malik , Acadia University, Canada
Elhadi Shakshuki , Acadia University, Canada
pp. 28

Benefits of Clustering in Landmark-Aided Positioning Algorithms (Abstract)

Yuanyuan Gao , McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Balasubramaneyam Maniymaran , McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Muthucumaru Maheswaran , McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
pp. 29

Towards a Decentralized Algorithm for Mapping Network and Computational Resources for Distributed Data-Flow Computations (Abstract)

Shah , McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Muthucumaru Maheswaran , McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
pp. 30
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 31
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