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High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on (1997)
Portland, OR
Aug. 5, 1997 to Aug. 8, 1997
ISSN: 1082-8907
ISBN: 0-8186-8117-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Session 1A: Applications: Chair: K. Schwan

Parallel hierarchical global illumination (Abstract)

J.L. Gustafson , Ames Lab., USDOE, IA, USA
Q.O. Snell , Ames Lab., USDOE, IA, USA
pp. 12

Distributed polyphonic music synthesis (Abstract)

J. Williams , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
M.J. Clement , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 20
Session 1B: Programming Environments I: Chair: A. Malony

The Software Architecture of a Virtual Distributed Computing Environment (Abstract)

John Valente , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Haluk Topcuoglu , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Yoonhee Kim , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Salim Hariri , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Baoqing Ye , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Ilkyeun Ra , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Xue Bing , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Dongmin Kim , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
Wojtek Furmanski , HPDC Laboratory Syracuse University
pp. 40
Session 2A: Collaborative Computing: Chair: J. Valente

InVerse: Designing an Interactive Universe Architecture for Scalability and Extensibility (Abstract)

Michael Fraenkel , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Software Solutions
Sandeep K. Singhal , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Software Solutions
Binh Q. Nguyen , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Software Solutions
Jimmy Nguyen , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Software Solutions
Richard Redpath , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Software Solutions
pp. 61

The Argonne Voyager Multimedia Server (Abstract)

Ivan Judson , Mathematics and Computer Science Division Argonne National Laboratory
Robert Olson , Mathematics and Computer Science Division Argonne National Laboratory
Terrence Disz , Mathematics and Computer Science Division Argonne National Laboratory
Rick Stevens , Mathematics and Computer Science Division Argonne National Laboratory
pp. 71

Load-balanced routing for collaborative multimedia communication (Abstract)

A. Sood , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
R. Simon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 81
Session 2B: Modeling and Performance Prediction I: Chair: P. Crandall

Predicting slowdown for networked workstations (Abstract)

F. Berman , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
S.M. Figueira , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 92

Speed up your database client with adaptable multithreaded prefetching (Abstract)

N. Knafla , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Edinburgh Univ., UK
pp. 102

A parallel workload model and its implications for processor allocation (Abstract)

A.B. Downey , California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 112
Session 3A: Infrastructure for High Performance Distributed Computing I: Chair: S. Elby

A secure communications infrastructure for high-performance distributed computing (Abstract)

G. Koenig , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
C. Kesselman , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
I. Foster , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
S. Tuecke , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
N.T. Karonis , Div. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Argonne Nat. Lab., IL, USA
pp. 125

Replaying Distributed Programs Without Message Logging (Abstract)

Yikang Xu , Brown University
Robert H.B. Netzer , Brown University
pp. 137

Collective Buffering: Improving Parallel I/O Performance (Abstract)

Bill Nitzberg , MRJ Technology Solutions NASA Ames Research Center
Virginia Lo , Dept. of Computer Science University of Oregon
pp. 148
Session 3B: Low-Latency Communication I: Chair: D. McAuliffe

Supporting parallel applications on clusters of workstations: The intelligent network interface approach (Abstract)

R. Fujimoto , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
M. Rosu , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
K. Schwan , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 159

Optimizing Layered Communication Protocols (Abstract)

Mark Hayden , Cornell University
Robbert Van Renesse , Cornell University
pp. 169
Session 4A: Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative: Chair: I. Foster
Session 4B: Infrastructure for Distributed Multimedia: Chair: J. Leibeherr

Distributed Service Paradigm for Remote Video Retrieval Request (Abstract)

Youjip Won , Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota
Jaideep Srivastava , Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota
pp. 191

Flexible general purpose communication primitives for distributed systems (Abstract)

R. Beraldi , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Rome Univ., Italy
R. Prakash , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Rome Univ., Italy
R. Baldoni , Dipt. di Inf. e Sistemistica, Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 201
Session 6A: Architecture: Chair: V. Saletore

A bus-efficient low-latency network interface for the PDSS multicomputer (Abstract)

J. Koller , USC Inf. Sci. Inst., Marina del Rey, CA, USA
C.S. Steele , USC Inf. Sci. Inst., Marina del Rey, CA, USA
J. Draper , USC Inf. Sci. Inst., Marina del Rey, CA, USA
C. LaCour , USC Inf. Sci. Inst., Marina del Rey, CA, USA
pp. 213

Performance Aspects of Switched SCI Systems (Abstract)

Manfred Liebhart , CERN Switzerland and TU-Graz Austria
pp. 223
Session 6B: Low-Latency Communication II: Chair: P. Dowd

Packing Messages as a Tool for Boosting the Performance of Total Ordering Protocls (Abstract)

Toy Friedman , Department of Computer Science
Robbert Van Renesse , Department of Computer Science
pp. 233

Cut-through delivery in Trapeze: An exercise in low-latency messaging (Abstract)

A.J. Gallatin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
A.R. Lebeck , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
K.G. Yocum , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
J.S. Chase , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Duke Univ., Durham, NC, USA
pp. 243
Session 7A: Mobile Computing: Chair: C. Raghavendra

A distributed load balancing algorithm for the hot cell problem in cellular mobile networks (Abstract)

P. Agrawal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
S.K. Sen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
R. Jayaram , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
S.K. Das , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 254

Adaptive Cache Invalidation Methods in Mobile Environments (Abstract)

Dik Lun Lee , University of Science and Technology
Qinglong Hu , University of Science and Technology
pp. 264

Channel allocation methods for data dissemination in mobile computing environments (Abstract)

Qinglong Hu , GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
Dik Lun Lee , GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
W.-C. Lee , GTE Labs. Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
pp. 274
Session 7B: Programming Environments II: Chair: R. Stevens

Design Patterns for Parallel Computing Using a Network of Processors (Abstract)

Stephen Siu , University of Waterloo
Ajit Singh , University of Waterloo
pp. 293

Lilith: Scalable Execution of User Code for Distributed Computing (Abstract)

R.C. Armstrong , Sandia National Laboratories
A.C. Gentile , Sandia National Laboratories
D.A. Evensky , Sandia National Laboratories
L.J. Camp , Sandia National Laboratories
pp. 305
Session 8A: Modeling and Performance Prediction II: Chair: S. Chapin

Forecasting network performance to support dynamic scheduling using the network weather service (Abstract)

R. Wolski , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
pp. 316

Parallel programming in multi-paradigm clusters (Abstract)

M.J. Clement , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT, USA
J. Leichtl , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT, USA
P.E. Crandall , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT, USA
pp. 326

Utilizing Heterogeneous Networks in Distributed Parallel Computing Systems (Abstract)

Jun Seong Kim , University of Minnesota
David J. Lilja , University of Minnesota
pp. 336
Session 8B: Infrastructure for High Performance Distributed Computing II:Chair: V. Saletore

Run-time Support for Scheduling Parallel Applications in Heterogeneous NOWs (Abstract)

Xin Zhao , University of Texas at San Antonio
Jon B. Weissman , University of Texas at San Antonio
pp. 347

Index of Authors (PDF)

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