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16th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP 2008) (2001)
Mantova, Italy
Feb. 7, 2001 to Feb. 9, 2001
ISSN: 1066-6192
ISBN: 0-7695-0987-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Session 1:

On the Impact of Message Packetization in Networks of Workstations with Irregular Topology (Abstract)

Federico Silla , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
Vicente Santonja , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
Xavier Molero , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
José Duato , Universitat Polit?cnica de Val?ncia
pp. 3

On the Relative Behavior of Source and Distributed Routing in NOWs Using Up/Down Routing Schemes (Abstract)

José Carlos Sancho , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
José Duato , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Antonio Robles , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
pp. 11

A Congestion Control Mechanism for Wormhole Networks (Abstract)

P. López , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
J. Duato , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
E. Baydal , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
pp. 19

Design of a VIA Based Communication Protocol for LAM/MPI Suite (Abstract)

Massimo Bertozzi , Universit? di Parma
Marco Panella , Universit? di Parma
Monica Reggiani , Universit? di Parma
pp. 27

Regular d-neighbours Topologies (Abstract)

Roman Trobec , Jozef Stefan Institute
Uros Jovanovic , Jozef Stefan Institute
pp. 34
Keynote, Chair: G. Danese
Short Presentations 1: Models and Tools, Chair: F. Tirado

Design and Implementation of a Data Stabilizing Software Tool (Abstract)

Vincenzo de Florio , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Geert Deconinck , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Rudy Lauwereins , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Stephan Graeber , Deutsches Zentrum f?r Luft- und Raumfahrt
pp. 50

A Hierarchical Computation Model for Distributed Shared-Memory Machines (Abstract)

Gudula Rünger , Technische Universit?t Chemnitz
Thomas Rauber , Universit?t Halle-Wittenberg
pp. 57

Running Multithreaded Applications in Exokernel-based Systems: Porting CThreads to Xok (Abstract)

Marisa Gil , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Ernest Artiaga , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
pp. 77

A Freeze/Unfreeze Mechanism for the LinuxThreads Library (Abstract)

Pierre Lombard , Laboratoire Informatique et Distribution 1-IMAG
Yves Denneulin , Laboratoire Informatique et Distribution 1-IMAG
pp. 84

Using Groups to Support the Interconnection of Parallel Applications (Abstract)

José C. Cunha , Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Pedro D. Medeiros , Universidade Nova de Lisboa
pp. 89

Dynamic Code Management on a Java Multicomputer (Abstract)

A. Bouridane , The Queen's University of Belfast
P.P. Sage , The Queen's University of Belfast
P. Milligan , The Queen's University of Belfast
pp. 97
Session 2:

Visual Data-Parallel Programming for Signal Processing Applications (Abstract)

Jean-Luc Levaire , Universit? de Lille 1
Jean-Luc Dekeyser , Universit? de Lille 1
Julien Soula , Universit? de Lille 1
Philippe Marquet , Universit? de Lille 1
Pierre Boulet , Universit? de Lille 1
Alain Demeure , Thomson Marconi Sonar
pp. 105

A Parallel Compact Genetic Algorithm for Multi-FPGA Partitioning (Abstract)

J. Ignacio Hidalgo , Universidad Complutense
Francisco Tirado , Universidad Complutense
Juan Lanchares , Universidad Complutense
Ranieri Baraglia , CNUCE - Italian National Research Council
Raffaele Perego , CNUCE - Italian National Research Council
pp. 113

Integrating Mobile Agent Infrastructures with CORBA-based Distributed Multimedia Applications (Abstract)

Domenico Cotroneo , Universit? di Napoli Federico II
Antonio Corradi , Universit? di Bologna
Stefano Russo , Universit? di Napoli Federico II
Paolo Bellavista , Universit? di Bologna
pp. 121
Special Session:

Designing Adaptive Mobile Applications (Abstract)

Sandra Haseloff , Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST
pp. 131

Towards Ubiquitous Awareness: The PRAVTA Prototype (Abstract)

Tom Gross , German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 139

The Need for Topological Time and Location Information in Mobile E-Business Applications (Abstract)

Axel Ropnack , University of St. Gallen
Markus Greunz , University of St. Gallen
Bernd Schopp , University of St. Gallen
pp. 147
Session 3:

DVSA and SHOB: Support to Shared Data Structures on Distributed Memory Architectures (Abstract)

D. Guerri , Universit? di Pisa
L. Moroni , Universit? di Pisa
L. Ricci , Universit? di Pisa
P. Mori , Universit? di Pisa
F. Baiardi , Universit? di Pisa
pp. 165

Message-Passing Computing with Java: Performance Evaluation and Comparisons (Abstract)

Quanming Lu , University of Tsukuba
Marry Thomas , San Diego Supercomputer Center
Vladimir Getov , University of Westminster
Matthew Williams , University of Westminster
pp. 173
Session 4:

Integrating HPF in a Skeleton Based Parallel Language (Abstract)

C. Gennaro , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (C.N.R.)
S. Orlando , Universit? Ca' Foscari di Venezia
R. Perego , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (C.N.R.)
pp. 195

Java Objects Communication on a High Performance Network (Abstract)

Luc Courtrai , South Brittany University
Frederic Raimbault , South Brittany University
Yves Mahéo , South Brittany University
pp. 203

Programming Cooperative Systems in Drago (Abstract)

Sergio Arévalo , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid
Javier Miranda , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Francisco Guerra , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Angel Álvarez , Technical University of Madrid
pp. 211
Short Presentations 2:

Parallel Simulated Annealing for the Delivery Problem (Abstract)

Zbigniew J. Czech , Silesia University of Technology
pp. 219

SIMLAB-A Simulation Environment for Storage Area Networks (Abstract)

Petra Berenbrink , University of Warwick
Christian Scheideler , The Johns Hopkins University
Andre Brinkmann , Paderborn University
pp. 227

Coarse Reconfigurable Multimedia Unit Extension (Abstract)

Stamatis Vassiliadis , Delft University of Technology
Stephan Wong , Delft University of Technology
Sorin Cotofana , Delft University of Technology
pp. 235

Information Visualisation in Numerical Analysis (Abstract)

D.W. Bustard , University of Ulster at Coleraine
J.S. Weston , University of Ulster at Coleraine
E.J. Stuart , University of Plymouth
pp. 250

Efficient BSR-Based Parallel Algorithms for Geometrical Problems (Abstract)

David Semé , Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne
Jean-Frederic Myoupo , Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne
pp. 265

A Parallel Neurochip for Neural Networks Implementing the Reactive Tabu Search Algorithm: Application Case Studies (Abstract)

A. Quaglini , Universit? di Pavia
S. Ramat , Universit? di Pavia
I. de Lotto , Universit? di Pavia
G. Tecchiolli , Neuricam S. p. A.
G. Danese , Universit? di Pavia
F. Leporati , Universit? di Pavia
pp. 273
Session 5: Parallel Matrix Processing, Chair: P. Cremonesi

Modeling the Behaviour of Linear Algebra Algorithms with Message-Passing (Abstract)

José González , Universidad de Murcia
Domingo Giménez , Universidad de Murcia
Javier Cuenca , Universidad de Murcia
pp. 282

Cyclic Reduction on Distributed Shared Memory Machines (Abstract)

Gudula Runger , Technische Universit?t Chemnitz
Thomas Rauber , Universit?t Halle-Wittenberg
Sebastian Allmann , Universit?t Halle-Wittenberg
pp. 290

Heterogeneous Matrix-Matrix Multiplication or Partitioning a Square into Rectangles: NP-Completeness and Approximation Algorithms (Abstract)

F. Rastello , Ecole Normale Sup?rieure de Lyon
O. Beaumont , Ecole Normale Sup?rieure de Lyon
V. Boudet , Ecole Normale Sup?rieure de Lyon
A. Legrand , Ecole Normale Sup?rieure de Lyon
Y. Robert , Ecole Normale Sup?rieure de Lyon
pp. 298

Multi-Level Parallelism in the Block-Jacobi SVD Algorithm (Abstract)

Marian Vajtersic , Slovak Academy of Sciences
Gabriel Oksa , Slovak Academy of Sciences
pp. 306
Special Session: Web Computing, Chair: T. Gross

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pp. 316

What Groupware Functionality Do Users Really Use? Analysis of the Usage of the BSCW System (Abstract)

Wolfgang Appelt , German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 337
Session 6:

Evaluating the Effects of Branch Prediction Accuracy on the Performance of SMT Architectures (Abstract)

Philippe Navaux , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Maurício Pilla , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Ronaldo Gonçalves , Universidade Estadual de Maring
Tatiana Santos , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Guilherme Pizzol , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Rafael Santos , Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul
pp. 355

Predicting the Time of Oblivious Programs (Abstract)

C. Leon , Universidad de La Laguna
M. Printista , Universidad N. de San Luis
J.A. Gonzalez , Universidad de La Laguna
C. Rodriguez , Universidad de La Laguna
F. Sande , Universidad de La Laguna
J.L. Roda , Universidad de La Laguna
F. Piccoli , Universidad N. de San Luis
pp. 363

Static and Dynamic Scheduling Algorithms for Scalable Web Server Farm (Abstract)

Emiliano Casalicchio , University of Roma Tor Vergata
Salvatore Tucci , University of Roma Tor Vergata
pp. 369

Implementing On-line Techniques to Allocate File Resources in Large Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Gian Paolo Rossi , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
Elena Pagani , Universit? degli Studi di Milano
pp. 377
Keynote, Chair: K. Klöckner
Session 7: Fault Tolerance, Chair: A. Tyrrell

Remote Debugging of CORBA Objects (Abstract)

Bogdan Wiszniewski , Technical University of Gdansk
Magdalena Sujecka , Technical University of Gdansk
pp. 396

History-Based Weighted Average Voter: A Novel Software Voting Algorithm for Fault-Tolerant Computer Systems (Abstract)

J.M. Bass , The University of Wales
G. Latif-Shabgahi , The University of Wales
S. Bennett , The University of Sheffield
pp. 402

Off-Line Real-Time Fault-Tolerant Scheduling (Abstract)

Alain Girault , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
Catalin Dima , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
Christophe Lavarenne , INRIA Rocquencourt
Yves Sorel , INRIA Rocquencourt
pp. 410

The Recovery Language Approach for Software-Implemented Fault Tolerance (Abstract)

Geert Deconinck , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Rudy Lauwereins , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Vincenzo de Florio , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
pp. 418
Special Session:

The SDAARC Architecture (Abstract)

Ronald Moore , J.W. Goethe-University
Bernd Klauer , J.W. Goethe-University
Klaus Waldschmidt , J.W. Goethe-University
pp. 429

ULSI Architectures for Artificial Neural Networks (Abstract)

Ulrich Rückert , University of Paderborn
pp. 436

A Smart Memory Architecture for the Efficient Support of Artificial Neural Nets (Abstract)

K.-E. Grosspietsch , German National Research Center for Information Technology (GMD)
J. Büddefeld , University of Applied Sciences
pp. 451
Short Presentations 3:

Cluster Computing vs. Cray T3E-A Case Study from Numerical Field Theory (Abstract)

N. Eicker , University of Wuppertal
K. Schilling , University of Wuppertal
G. Arnold , University of Wuppertal
T. Lippert , University of Wuppertal
pp. 475

Prediction of Communication Performance for Wide Area Computing Systems (Abstract)

J. Schulz , University of Rostock
D. Tavangarian , University of Rostock
C. Hochberger , University of Rostock
pp. 480

Communication Policies Performance: A Case Study (Abstract)

Anshu Dubey , University of Chicago
Daniele Tessera , Universit? degli Studi di Pavia
pp. 491

Index of Authors (PDF)

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