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High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on (1995)
Washington D.C.
Aug. 2, 1995 to Aug. 4, 1995
ISSN: 1082-8907
ISBN: 0-8186-7088-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Referees (PDF)

pp. xiv
SESSION 1 - Invited Papers: Chair: Dick Metzger, Rome Laboratory
SESSION 2A - Applications: Chair: Ira Pramanick, Silicon Graphics, .Inc.

A portable distributed implementation of the parallel multipole tree algorithm (Abstract)

W.T. Rankin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
J.A. Board, Jr. , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
pp. 17

Communication overhead for space science applications on the Beowulf parallel workstation (Abstract)

K. Olson , Center of Excellence in Space Data & Inf. Sci., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
B. Fryxell , Center of Excellence in Space Data & Inf. Sci., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
D.J. Becker , Center of Excellence in Space Data & Inf. Sci., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
D. Savarese , Center of Excellence in Space Data & Inf. Sci., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
T. Sterling , Center of Excellence in Space Data & Inf. Sci., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
pp. 23
SESSION 2B - Distributed Shared Memory: Chair: C.S. Raghavendra, Washington State University

A proposal for a DSM architecture suitable for a widely distributed environment and its evaluation (Abstract)

H. Aida , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Oguchi , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Saito , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 32

Hybrid media access protocols for a DSM system based on optical WDM networks (Abstract)

K.M. Sivalingam , Dept. of Math. Sci., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
pp. 40

Network shared memory: a new approach for clustering workstations for parallel processing (Abstract)

K.J. Thurber , Architecture Technol. Corp., Minneapolis, MN, USA
R.S. Ramanjuan , Architecture Technol. Corp., Minneapolis, MN, USA
J.C. Bonney , Architecture Technol. Corp., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 48
SESSION 3A - Tools and Theory: Chair: Satish K. Tripathi, University of Maryland

A spanning tree based recursive refinement algorithm for fast task mapping (Abstract)

J.C. Jacob , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
S.-Y. Lee , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, USA
pp. 58

The performance impact of scheduling for cache affinity in parallel network processing (Abstract)

D. Towsley , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
J.F. Kurose , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
J.D. Salehi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 66

Loop scheduling for heterogeneity (Abstract)

M. Cierniak , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
M.J. Zaki , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
Wei Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
pp. 78
SESSION 3B - Communication and Practice I: Chair: T.V. Lakshman, AT&T Bell Labs

TCP/ATM experiences in the MAGIC testbed (Abstract)

J.B. Evans , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
B.J. Ewy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
G.J. Minden , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
V.S. Frost , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. 87

A high speed implementation of adaptive shaping for dynamic bandwidth allocation (Abstract)

S. Seetharam , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
J. Evans , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
E. Youse , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
V. Sirkay , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
H. Uriona , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
C. Braun , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
D. Petr , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
V. Frost , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
D. Niehaus , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
G. Minden , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Telecommun. & Inf. Sci. Lab., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. 94

The limited applicability of block decomposition in cluster computing (Abstract)

P.E. Crandall , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT, USA
pp. 102
SESSION 4A - Tools and Practice: Chair: Michael J. Quinn, Oregon State University

Nimrod: a tool for performing parametrised simulations using distributed workstations (Abstract)

J. Giddy , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
R. Sosic , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
B. Hall , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
D. Abramson , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Griffith Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 112

CALYPSO: a novel software system for fault-tolerant parallel processing on distributed platforms (Abstract)

P. Dasgupta , New York Univ., NY, USA
A. Baratloo , New York Univ., NY, USA
Z.M. Kedem , New York Univ., NY, USA
pp. 122

Indigo: user-level support for building distributed shared abstractions (Abstract)

M. Ahamad , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
K. Schwan , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
P. Kohli , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 130
SESSION 4B - Communication and Theory: Chair: Daniel McAuliffe, Rome Laboratory

Efficient causally ordered communications for multimedia real-time applications (Abstract)

R. Baldoni , IRISA, Rennes, France
A. Mostefaoui , IRISA, Rennes, France
M. Raynal , IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 140

A versatile packet multiplexer for quality-of-service networks (Abstract)

D.E. Wrege , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
J. Liebeherr , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 148
SESSION 5A - High Performance I/O Systems: Chair: Martin Davis, Systran

Disk-directed I/O for an out-of-core computation (Abstract)

D. Kotz , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 159

A performance comparison of RAID-5 and log-structured arrays (Abstract)

J. Menon , IBM Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 167
SESSION 5B - Multimedia and Recovery Protocols: Chair: Salim Hariri, Syracuse University

Multimedia intra-group communication protocol (Abstract)

M. Takizawa , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Saitama, Japan
T. Tachikawa , Dept. of Comput. & Syst. Eng., Tokyo Denki Univ., Saitama, Japan
pp. 180

Portable checkpointing and recovery (Abstract)

L. Clarke , Dept. de Engenharia Inf., Coimbra Univ., Portugal
L.M. Silva , Dept. de Engenharia Inf., Coimbra Univ., Portugal
S. Chapple , Dept. de Engenharia Inf., Coimbra Univ., Portugal
J.G. Silva , Dept. de Engenharia Inf., Coimbra Univ., Portugal
pp. 188
SESSION 6A - Tools and Practice II: Chair: Nita Sharma, nCUBE Inc.

Performance benefits of optimistic programming: a measure of HOPE (Abstract)

H.L. Lutfiyya , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst., Portland, OR, USA
M.A. Bauer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst., Portland, OR, USA
C. Cowan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst., Portland, OR, USA
pp. 197

Network-specific performance enhancements for PVM (Abstract)

N. Matloff , Tandem Comput. Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
G. Davies , Tandem Comput. Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
pp. 205

TPVM: distributed concurrent computing with lightweight processes (Abstract)

V.S. Sunderam , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
A.J. Ferrari , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 211
SESSION 6B - Communication and Practice II: Chair: Abdelaziz Chihoub, Siemens

LIGHTNING: a scalable dynamically reconfigurable hierarchical WDM network for high-performance clustering (Abstract)

J.A. Perreault , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
D.C. Hoffmeister , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
D. Crouse , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.C. Chu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
P.W. Dowd , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 220

An ATM-based multimedia integrated manufacturing system (Abstract)

J.-F. Guillaud , LGI/IMAG, Grenoble, France
M.R. Pokam , LGI/IMAG, Grenoble, France
G. Michel , LGI/IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 230

A multithreaded message passing environment for ATM LAN/WAN (Abstract)

S. Hariri , NPAC, Syracuse Univ., NY, USA
R. Yadav , NPAC, Syracuse Univ., NY, USA
R. Reddy , NPAC, Syracuse Univ., NY, USA
pp. 238

Author Index (PDF)

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