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PDSEC-18: Advanced Program

May 25, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

08:30 08:35 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks (Chair: Peter Strazdins)

08:35 – 09:30


Heterogeneous HPC Computations in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Johannes Langguth

09:30 – 10:00

Session #1: Best Paper
(Session Chair: Peter Strazdins)

DM-HEOM: A Portable and Scalable Solver-Framework for the Hierarchical Equations of Motion

Matthias Noack*, Alexander Reinefeld, Tobias Kramer and Thomas Steinke

10:00 – 10:30

Tea Break

10:30 12:30

Session #2: Parallel Computational Techniques
(Session Chair: Eric Aubanel)

Optimization of Reordering Procedures in HOTRG for Distributed Parallel Computing

Haruka Yamada*, Akira Imakura, Toshiyuki Imamura and Tetsuya Sakurai


Energy and Performance Improvement of Parallel ODE Solvers by Application-specific Program Transformations

Thomas Rauber* and Gudula Ruenger


The Scalability of Embedded Structured Grids and Unstructured Grids in Large Scale Ice Sheet Modeling on Distributed Memory Parallel Computers

Phillip Dickens*, Christopher Dufour and James Fastook

Applying Conjugate Gradient to Large Dense Least-Squares Problems: Bad in Theory, Good in Practice

Joseph Myre, Erich Frahm, David Lilja and Martin Saar

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:00

Session #3: Invited Talks/Systems
(Session Chair: Gudula Rünger)

Space-Time Parallelization is Feasible for Highly Non-linear Simulations

Eric Aubanel (invited talk)


Robust Scheduling for Scientific Applications in Parallel and Distributed Environments

Ioana Banicescu (invited talk)


An Energy-Efficient Asymmetric Multi-Processor for HPC Virtualization

Brian Lee and Peter Strazdins*


15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 – 17:30

Session #4: Accelerators
(Session Chair: Thomas Rauber)

A Preliminary Port and Evaluation of the Uintah AMT Runtime on Sunway TaihuLight

Zhang Yang*, Damodar Sahasrabudhe, Alan Humphrey and Martin Berzins


Improving CADNA performance on GPUs

Pacôme Eberhart, Baptiste Landreau, Julien Brajard, Pierre Fortin* and Fabienne Jézéquel


Evaluation of MD5Hash Kernel on OpenCL FPGA Platform

Zheming Jin and Hal Finkel*


Performance optimization of fully anisotropic elastic wave propagation on 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Phi processors

Albert Farres, Claudia Rosas, Mauricio Hanzich, Alejandro Duran and Charles Yount*

17:30 – 17:35

Closing Remarks (Chair: Peter Strazdins)