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High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on (1996)
Syracuse, New York
Aug. 6, 1996 to Aug. 9, 1996
ISSN: 1082-8907
ISBN: 0-8186-7582-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

"Media-on-demand" multimedia electronic mail: a tool for collaboration on the Web (Abstract)

K.N. Tsoi , Gippsland Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Monash Univ., Churchill, Vic., Australia
S.M. Rahman , Gippsland Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Monash Univ., Churchill, Vic., Australia
pp. 121-126

A broadband multimedia TeleLearning system (Abstract)

R. Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
A. Karmouch , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Ottawa Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 132-139

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xvi
Session 1A--Collaboration Tools (Multimedia Track): Chair: Jorg Liebeherr--University of Virginia

A world-wide distributed system using Java and the Internet (Abstract)

L. Weisman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
P.A.G. Sivilotti , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
A. Rifkin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
J. Mandelson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
K.M. Chandy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
W. Tanaka , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
M. Richardson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA
pp. 11

Virtual collaborative simulation environment for integrated product and process development (Abstract)

J.P. Harrison , Deneb Robotics Inc., Auburn Hills, MI, USA
M. Gulli , Deneb Robotics Inc., Auburn Hills, MI, USA
J. Bianco , Deneb Robotics Inc., Auburn Hills, MI, USA
B. Christensen , Deneb Robotics Inc., Auburn Hills, MI, USA
pp. 19

Tools for distributed collaborative environments: a research agenda (Abstract)

M.E. Papka , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
I. Foster , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
R. Stevens , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
pp. 23
Session 1B--Applications 1: Chair: Manish Parashar--University of Texas, Austin

A Massively Parallel Fast Multipole Algorithm in Three Dimensions (Abstract)

Daniel I. Okunbor , Univ. of Missouri-Rolla
Eric Jui-Lin Lu , Univ. of Missouri-Rolla
pp. 40
Session 1C: Distributed and Parallel Programming: Chair: Jongbaek Park--Samsung, Korea

A Task Migration Implementation of the Message-Passing Interface (Abstract)

Samuel Russ , Mississippi State University
Brian Flachs , Micro Magic Incorporated
Jonathan Robinson , Mississippi State University
Bjorn Heckel , Mississippi State University
pp. 61

A source-level transformation framework for RPC-based distributed programs (Abstract)

J.M. Purtilo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
Tae-Hyung Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 78
Session S: Metacomputing Track: Chair: Vaidy Sunderam--Emory University

Legion-a view from 50,000 feet (Abstract)

A.S. Grimshaw , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
W.A. Wulf , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 89

Scheduling From the Perspective of the Application (Abstract)

Francine Berman , U. C. San Diego
Richard Wolski , U. C. San Diego
pp. 100

Enabling technologies for Web-based ubiquitous supercomputing (Abstract)

I. Foster , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
S. Tuecke , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
pp. 112
Session 3A: Multimedia Applications: Chair: Ahmed Tantawy-IBM

"Media-on-demand" multimedia electronic mail: a tool for collaboration on the Web (Abstract)

K.N. Tsoi , Gippsland Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Monash Univ., Churchill, Vic., Australia
S.M. Rahman , Gippsland Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Technol., Monash Univ., Churchill, Vic., Australia
pp. 121

A light-weight application sharing infrastructure for graphics intensive applications (Abstract)

J.S. Sventek , Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA
M.C. Hao , Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA
D. Lee , Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 127

A Broadband Multimedia TeleLearning System (Abstract)

Ruiping Wang , University of Ottawa
Ahmed Karmouch , University of Ottawa
pp. 132
Session 3B: Tools and Practice: Chair: Dick Metzger--Rome Laboratory

TOP-C: a task-oriented parallel C interface (Abstract)

G. Cooperman , Coll. of Comput. Sci., Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA, USA
pp. 141
Session 3C: Networks for Distributed Applications: Chair: Daniel J. McAuliffe-Rome Laboratory

Distributed supercomputing using ACTS (Abstract)

M. Konchady , Gen. Sci. Corp., Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
pp. 172

Mobile Processing in Open Systems (Abstract)

Peter S. Sapaty , University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 5XH, UK
pp. 182
Session 4A: Multimedia Networks: Chair: Rolf Stadler--Columbia University

Multimedia multiparty services to native ATM desktops (Abstract)

J.A. van den Broecke , Bell Labs., Lucent Technol., Huizen, Netherlands
H. Ouibrahim , Bell Labs., Lucent Technol., Huizen, Netherlands
pp. 203

Collecting and Modeling the Join/Leave Behavior of Multicast Group Members in the MBone (Abstract)

Mostafa H. Ammar , Georgia Institute of Technology
Kevin C. Almeroth , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 209

On-Demand Hypermedia/Multimedia Service over Broadband Networks (Abstract)

C. Bouras , Computer Technology Institute
A. Tatakis , Computer Technology Institute
P. Spirakis , Computer Technology Institute
D. Miras , Computer Technology Institute
V. Kapoulas , Computer Technology Institute
V. Ouzounis , Computer Technology Institute
pp. 224
Session 4B: Languages and Algorithms: Chair: Abdelaziz Chihoub-Siemens Corporate Research

Engineering Parallel Algorithms (Abstract)

Niandong Fang , University Basel
pp. 233

Robust and distributed genetic algorithm for ordering problems (Abstract)

A. Srivastava , Dept. of Eng. Math. & Comput. Sci., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
R.K. Ghosh , Dept. of Eng. Math. & Comput. Sci., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
A. Kumar , Dept. of Eng. Math. & Comput. Sci., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
A. Singru , Dept. of Eng. Math. & Comput. Sci., Louisville Univ., KY, USA
pp. 253
Session 4C: Networks of Workstations I: Chair: Steve Chapin--Kent University

Customized dynamic load balancing for a network of workstations (Abstract)

M.J. Zaki , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
S. Parthasarathy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
Wei Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rochester Univ., NY, USA
pp. 282

Commodity Clusters: Performance Comparison Between PC's and Workstations (Abstract)

John Laroco , Robert Armstrong Sandia National Laboratories
Russell Carter , Robert Armstrong Sandia National Laboratories
pp. 292
Session 5: Metacomputing Track--Invited Papers: Chair: Andrew S. Grimshaw-University of Virginia

UbiWorld: an environment integrating virtual reality, supercomputing and design (PDF)

R. Stevens , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
M.E. Papka , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
pp. 306

Designing Directories in Distributed Systems: A Systematic Framework (Abstract)

K. Mani Chandy , California Institute of Technology
Eve M. Schooler , California Institute of Technology
pp. 318
Session 6A: Quality of Service (Multimedia Track): Chair: Martina Zitterbart--Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

A quality of service negotiation procedure for distributed multimedia presentational applications (Abstract)

B. Kerherve , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
G. von Bochmann , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
A. Hafid , Dept. d'Inf. et de Recherche Oper., Montreal Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 330

Controlling QoS in a Collaborative Multimedia Environment (Abstract)

Rolf Sigle , International Computer Science Institute
Marco Alfano , International Computer Science Institute
pp. 340

Meeting QOS Guarantees by End-to-End QOS Monitoring and Adaptation (Abstract)

Jean-Francois Huard , Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Telecommunications Research Columbia University, New York, NY
Ichiro Inoue , Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Telecommunications Research Columbia University, New York, NY
Aurel A. Lazar , Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Telecommunications Research Columbia University, New York, NY
Hideaki Yamanaka , Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Telecommunications Research Columbia University, New York, NY
pp. 348

Bandwidth Control for Replicated-Stream Multicast Video Distribution (Abstract)

Xue Li , Georgia Institute of Technology
Mostafa H. Ammar , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 356
Session 6B: Applications II: Chair: Vikram Saletore--Oregon State University

Task partitionings for parallel triangular solver on a MIMD computer (Abstract)

Junming Qin , Div. of Comput. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
T. Kai Yun Chan , Div. of Comput. Eng., Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore
pp. 365

Prototyping network architectures on a supercomputer (Abstract)

M.C. Chan , Center for Telecommun. Res., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
R. Stadler , Center for Telecommun. Res., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
G. Pacifici , Center for Telecommun. Res., Columbia Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. 374

Modeling the Effects of Contention on the Performance of Heterogeneous Applications (Abstract)

Silvia M. Figueira , University of California, San Diego
Francine Berman , University of California, San Diego
pp. 392
Session 6C: Distributed Shared Memory: Chair: C.S. Raghavendra--Washington State University, Pullman

Portable transparent checkpointing for distributed shared memory (Abstract)

J.G. Silva , 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
pp. 422

Shared Memory NUMA Programming on I-WAY (Abstract)

R.J. Harrison , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
J. Nieplocha , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
pp. 432
Session 7A: Networks and Protocols: Chair: Patrick Dowd-University of Maryland

ALFred, a protocol compiler for the automated implementation of distributed applications (Abstract)

C. Diot , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
T. Braun , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
I. Chrisment , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
L. Gautier , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
F. Gagnon , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Sophia Antipolis, France
pp. 450
Session 7B: I/O Systems and Storage: Chair: Stuart Elby - NYNEX Science and Technology

Automatic management of CPU and I/O bottlenecks in distributed applications on ATM networks (Abstract)

W.E. Bejcek , Electron. Data Syst., USA
M.A. Nurmi , Electron. Data Syst., USA
K.C. Liu , Electron. Data Syst., USA
M.D. Pohl , Electron. Data Syst., USA
R. Gregoire , Electron. Data Syst., USA
pp. 481

Impact of delays in parallel I/O system: an empirical study (Abstract)

C.R. Venugopal , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Bombay, India
S.S.S.P. Rao , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Bombay, India
pp. 490

Approaches for a reliable high-performance distributed-parallel storage system (Abstract)

W.E. Johnston , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS, USA
Q.M. Malluhi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS, USA
pp. 500
Session 7C: Networks of Workstations II: Chair: Warren Debany - Rome Laboratory
Session 8A: Wide - Area Distributed Systems: Chair: Gene Cooperman - Northeastern University

A Federated Model for Scheduling in Wide-Area Systems (Abstract)

Jon B. Weissman , University of Texas at San Antonio
Andrew S. Grimshaw , University of Virginia
pp. 542

The core Legion object model (Abstract)

A. Grimshaw , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
M. Lewis , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 551

Software infrastructure for the I-WAY high-performance distributed computing experiment (Abstract)

S. Tuecke , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
B. Nickless , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
I. Foster , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
J. Geisler , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
W. Smith , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
pp. 562
Session 8B: Communications - Design and Architecture: Chair: Pramod Varshney - Syracuse University

Design of Multicast Packet Switches for High Speed Multi-service Networks (Abstract)

K. Ravindran , Department of Computing & Information Sciences Kansas State University
pp. 573

QUANTA: quality of service architecture for native TCP/IP over ATM networks (Abstract)

S. Dharanikota , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
K. Maly , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 585
Session 8C: Parallel Systems: Chair: Rick Metzger - Rome Laboratory

Automatic exploitation of dual level parallelism on a network of multiprocessors (Abstract)

M.J. Quinn , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
S. Kumaran , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 616

A Design Study of Alternative Network Topologies for the Beowulf Parallel Workstation (Abstract)

Daniel Savarese , University of Maryland
Daniel Ridge Donald Becker , Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences (CESDIS) Code 930.5 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Chance Reschke , Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences (CESDIS) Code 930.5 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Thomas Sterling , Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences (CESDIS) Code 930.5 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Phillip Merkey , Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences (CESDIS) Code 930.5 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
pp. 626

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 637
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