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16th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP 2008) (2004)
A Coruna, Spain
Feb. 11, 2004 to Feb. 13, 2004
ISSN: 1066-6192
ISBN: 0-7695-2083-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Invited Talks

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Optimization Techniques for Irregular and Pointer-Based Programs (Abstract)

O. Plata , University of Málaga
R. Asenjo , University of Málaga
E. Gutiérrez , University of Málaga
M. A. Navarro , University of Málaga
E. L. Zapata , University of Málaga
F. Corbera , University of Málaga
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Short Contributions: Distributed and Grid Systems

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Adaptive Distributed Execution of Java Applications (Abstract)

Violeta Felea , University of Sciences and Technology of Lille
Bernard Toursel , University of Sciences and Technology of Lille
pp. 16

Dynamically Scaling System Area Networks (Abstract)

D. R. Avresky , Northeastern University
Y. Varoglu , Northeastern University
M. Marinov , Northeastern University
pp. 22

Experiences on Adaptive Grid Scheduling of Parameter Sweep Applications (Abstract)

Ignacio M. Llorente , Universidad Complutense and Universidad Complutense
Eduardo Huedo , Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA)
Rubén S. Montero , Universidad Complutense
pp. 28

Terminal-Aware Grid Resource and Service Discovery and Access Based on Mobile Agents Technology (Abstract)

Salvatore Venticinque , Second University of Naples
Nicola Mazzocca , Second University of Naples
Rocco Aversa , Second University of Naples
Beniamino Di Martino , Second University of Naples
pp. 40
Short Contributions: Parallel Systems and Applications

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A Cost-Effective Technique to Reduce HOL Blocking in Single-Stage and Multistage Switch Fabrics (Abstract)

J. Flich , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
T. Nachiondo , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
J. Duato , Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
pp. 48

Application of Data Mining for the Analysis of Internet Path Performance (Abstract)

Ziemowit Nowak , Wroclaw University of Technology
Leszek Borzemski , Wroclaw University of Technology
Lukasz Lubczynski , Wroclaw University of Technology
pp. 54

Creating Scalable Traffic Simulation on Clusters (Abstract)

Peter Kacsuk , University of Westminster
Agathocles Gourgoulis , University of Westminster
Gabor Terstyansky , University of Westminster
Stephen Winter , University of Westminster
pp. 60

Improving the Locality of the Sparse Matrix-Vector Product on Shared Memory Multiprocessors (Abstract)

J. C. Cabaleiro , Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
D. B. Heras , Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
F. F. Rivera , Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
J. C. Pichel , Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
pp. 66

The Effect of the Degree of Multistage Interconnection Networks on their Performance: The Case of Delta and Over-Sized Delta Networks (Abstract)

Jean-Luc Dekeyser , Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
Ahmad Chadi Aljundi , Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
pp. 72
Advanced Applications

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Multiprocessing of the Time Domain Analysis of Thin-Wire Antennas and Scatterers (Abstract)

I. García , University of Almería
E. M. Garzón , University of Almería
S. Tabik , University of Almería
A. R. Bretones , University of Granada
pp. 80

Parallel Heuristic Search in Multilevel Graph Partitioning (Abstract)

J. Ortega , Universidad de Granada
R. Baños , Universidad de Almería
C. Gil , Universidad de Almería
F. G. Montoya , Universidad de Granada
pp. 88

Parallelization and Comparison of 3D Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms (Abstract)

J. R. Bilbao-Castro , Campus Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
I. García , Universidad de Almería
J. J. Fernández , Universidad de Almería
J. M. Carazo , Campus Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
pp. 96

Parallelization of Time Series Forecasting Model (Abstract)

R. Martin-Clemente , University of Seville
J. M. Górriz , University of Cádiz
Carlos G. Puntonet , University of Granada
Moisés Salmerón , University of Granada
pp. 103
Models and Tools

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Empirical Characterization of the Latency of Long Asynchronous Pipelines with Data-Dependent Module Delays (Abstract)

R. Hermida , Universidad Complutense Madrid
J. I. Hidalgo , Universidad Complutense Madrid
S. L?pez , Universidad Complutense Madrid
O. Garnica , Universidad Complutense Madrid
J. Lanchares , Universidad Complutense Madrid
J. M. Colmenar , C.E.S. Felipe II
pp. 112

Simulation Methodology for Decision Support Workloads (Abstract)

Valent? Puente , University of Cantabria
Luis A. Amigo , University of Cantabria
J. Angel Gregorio , University of Cantabria
pp. 120

Strongly Consistent Global State Detection for On-line Control of Distributed Applications (Abstract)

Janusz Borkowski , Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology
pp. 126

Workflow Principles Applied to Multi-Solution Analysis of Dependable Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Francesco Moscato , Seconda Università di Napoli
Nicola Mazzocca , Seconda Università di Napoli
Valeria Vittorini , Università di Napoli Federico II
pp. 134
Distributed Systems 2

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Atomic Page Update Methods for OpenMP-Aware Software DSM (Abstract)

Jin-Soo Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Woo-Chul Jeun , Seoul National University
Yang-Suk Kee , Seoul National University
Soonhoi Ha , Seoul National University
pp. 144

From Session Causality to Causal Consistency (Abstract)

Dariusz Wawrzyniak , Poznań University of Technology
Cezary Sobaniec , Poznań University of Technology
Jerzy Brzeziński , Poznań University of Technology
pp. 152

Remote Management of Distributed Applications (Abstract)

L. Hernández , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
F. Guerra , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
E. Martel , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
J. Miranda , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
pp. 159
Performance Analysis

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A Library for Load Balancing in Master/Slave Applications on a LAN-WLAN Environment (Abstract)

Elsa M. Mac?as , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
?lvaro Su?rez , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
David S?nchez , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
pp. 168

Fast Dependence Analysis in a Multimedia Vectorizing Compiler (Abstract)

Patricio Bulić , University of Ljubljana
Veselko Guštin , University of Ljubljana
pp. 176

Performance Prediction Using an Application-Oriented Mapping Tool (Abstract)

A. Ripoll , Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
E. Luque , Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
F. Guirado , Universitat de Lleida
C. Roig , Universitat de Lleida
pp. 184

A Static Task Scheduling Heuristic for Homogeneous Computing Environments (Abstract)

Tarek Hagras , Czech Technical University in Prague
Jan Janeček , Czech Technical University in Prague
pp. 192
Distributed Systems 1

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An Approach to Massively Distributed Aggregate Computing on Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Wojtek Kowalczyk , Free University Amsterdam
Maarten van Steen , Free University Amsterdam
Márk Jelasity , University of Bologna and RGAI, University of Szeged
pp. 200

RDMA Control Support for Fine-Grain Parallel Computations (Abstract)

Adam Smyk , Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology
Marek Tudruj , Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology and Polish Academy of Sciences
pp. 208
Special Session on Web Computing

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Collaborative Learning Patterns: Assisting the Development of Component-Based CSCL Applications (Abstract)

Yannis A. Dimitriadis , University of Valladolid
Francisco J. ?lvarez , University of Valladolid
C?sar A. Osuna , Mexican Petroleum Institute
Alejandra Mart?nez , University of Valladolid
Marta Heredia , University of Valladolid
Mar?a T. Blasco , University of Valladolid
Juan I. Asensio , University of Valladolid
pp. 218

Design, Specification, and Implementation of a Distributed Virtual Community System (Abstract)

Tom Gross , Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology
pp. 225

Study of Communication in a Multi-Agent System for Collaborative Learning Scenarios (Abstract)

M. Lama , Univ Santiago de Compostela
S. Barro , Univ Santiago de Compostela
X.A. Vila , Univ Santiago de Compostela
E. Sánchez , Univ Santiago de Compostela
R. Amorim , Univ Santiago de Compostela
A. Riera , Univ Santiago de Compostela
pp. 233

Web Services for Groupware in Distributed and Mobile Collaboration (Abstract)

Roman Schmidt , Vienna University of Technology
Harald Gall , Vienna University of Technology
Schahram Dustdar , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 241
Grid and Heterogeneous Environments

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Abstracting the Grid (Abstract)

Nestor J. Zaluzec , Argonne National Laboratory
Mihael Hategan , Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago
Kaizar Amin , Argonne National Laboratory and University of North Texas
Gregor von Laszewski , Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago
pp. 250

Parallelization of a Neural Net Training Program in a Grid Environment (Abstract)

Francisco Cavero , University of Cantabria
Alejandro Guti?rrez , University of Cantabria
Rafael Men?ndez de Llano , University of Cantabria
J. ?ngel Gregorio , University of Cantabria
pp. 258
Grid and Global Computing

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Optimal Number of Nodes for Computation in Grid Environments (Abstract)

Giuliano Casale , Politecnico di Milano
Federico Granata , Politecnico di Milano
Lorenzo Muttoni , Politecnico di Milano
Stefano Zanero , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 282

Performance Evaluation on Grids: Directions, Issues and Open Problems (Abstract)

Zsolt Németh , MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
Zoltán Balaton , MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
Gábor Gombás , MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
pp. 290
Languages, Compilers and Runtime Support Systems

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Improving Cache Locality with Blocked Array Layouts (Abstract)

Evangelia Athanasaki , National Technical University of Athens
Nectarios Koziris , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 308

SBASCO: Skeleton-Based Scientific Components (Abstract)

José M. Troya , Málaga University
Enrique Soler , Málaga University
Manuel Díaz , Málaga University
Bartolomé Rubio , Málaga University
pp. 318
Parallel Computer Systems

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Minimizing the Load Redistribution Cost in Cluster Architectures (Abstract)

I. Pardines , Univ. Complutense
F. F. Rivera , Univ. Santiago de Compostela
pp. 326

On the Performance of the POSIX I/O Interface to PVFS (Abstract)

Rajeev Thakur , Argonne National Laboratory
Mahmut Kandemir , Pennsylvania State University
Murali Vilayannur , Pennsylvania State University
Anand Sivasubramaniam , Pennsylvania State University
Philip H. Carns , Clemson University
Robert B. Ross , Argonne National Laboratory
pp. 332

Optimizing Bus Energy Consumption of On-Chip Multiprocessors Using Frequent Values (Abstract)

Mahmut Kandemir , Pennsylvania State University
Anand Sivasubramaniam , Pennsylvania State University
Chun Liu , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 340
Network-Based and Internet-Based Computing 1

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Jace: A Java Environment for Distributed Asynchronous Iterative Computations (Abstract)

Jacques Bahi , Université de Franche-Comté
Stéphane Domas , Université de Franche-Comté
Kamel Mazouzi , Université de Franche-Comté
pp. 350

Making Community Work Aware (Abstract)

Konrad Kl?ckner , Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Information Technology
Sabine Kolvenbach , Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Information Technology
Wolfgang Gr?ther , Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Information Technology
pp. 358

Scheduling Tasks Sharing Files on Heterogeneous Master-Slave Platforms (Abstract)

Arnaud Giersch , ICPS/LSIIT, UMR CNRS-ULP
Yves Robert , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA-UCBL
Frédéric Vivien , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA-UCBL
pp. 364
Network-Based and Internet-Based Computing 2

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Efficient Monitoring to Detect Wireless Channel Failures for MPI Programs (Abstract)

Vaidy Sunderam , Emory University
Elsa M. Macías , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Alvaro Suárez , University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
pp. 374

Group Mobility Impact over TCP and CBR Traffic in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (Abstract)

Juan-Carlos Cano , Polytechnic University of Valencia
Pietro Manzoni , Polytechnic University of Valencia
pp. 382

The Multikey Web Cache Simulator: A Platform for Designing Proxy Cache Management Techniques (Abstract)

A. Pont , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
L. G. C?rdenas , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
J. A. Gil , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
J. Sahuquillo , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 390

Xweb: A Framework for Application Network Deployment in a Programmable Internet Service Infrastructure (Abstract)

O. Ardaiz , Polytechnic University of Catalunya
L. Navarro , Polytechnic University of Catalunya
pp. 398
Performance and Optimization

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A Flexible and Tunable Route Discovery Mechanism for On-Demand Protocols (Abstract)

Manuel P. Malumbres , Polytechnic University of Valencia
Carlos T. Calafate , Polytechnic University of Valencia
Pietro Manzoni , Polytechnic University of Valencia
pp. 408

Adaptive Task Farm Implementation Strategies (Abstract)

M. Danelutto , Università of Pisa
pp. 416

Scheduling of Tiled Nested Loops onto a Cluster with a Fixed Number of SMP Nodes (Abstract)

Evangelos Koukis , National Technical University of Athens
Nectarios Koziris , National Technical University of Athens
Maria Athanasaki , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 424

Two Phase Algorithm for Load Balancing in Heterogeneous Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Gamal Attiya , ESIEE, Lab. A<sup>2</sup>SI
Yskandar Hamam , ESIEE, Lab. A<sup>2</sup>SI
pp. 434
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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