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International Conference on Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering (PARELEC'02) (2002)
Warsaw, Poland
Sept. 22, 2002 to Sept. 25, 2002
ISBN: 0-7695-1730-7
pp: 3
Taisuke Boku , University of Tsukuba
Jun?ichiro Makino , University of Tokyo
Hajime Susa , Rikkyo University
Masayuki Umemura , University of Tsukuba
Toshiyuki Fukushige , University of Tokyo
Akira Ukawa , University of Tsukuba
<p>HMCS (Heterogeneous Multi-Computer System) is a new parallel processing platform combining massively parallel processors for continuum simulation and particle simulation to realize multi-scale computational physics simulations. We constructed a prototype system of HMCS with a general purpose scientific parallel processor CP-PACS and a gravity calculation parallel processor GRAPE-6 connecting them via commodity-base parallel network.</p> <p>On the prototype of HMCS, a microscopic gravity calculation on GRAPE-6 and a macroscopic radiation hydrodynamics calculation on CP-PACS are performed simultaneously to realize detailed simulation on computational astrophysics. In this paper, we report the overall concept, design and implementation of HMCS as well as the result of a novel computational simulation for galaxy formation.</p>

M. Umemura, A. Ukawa, T. Fukushige, T. Boku, H. Susa and J. Makino, "Heterogeneous Multi-Computer System: A New Paradigm of Parallel Processing," International Conference on Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering (PARELEC'02)(PARELEC), Warsaw, Poland, 2002, pp. 3.
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