Table of Contents:
Intrduction; Section 1: Mathematical Applications; WSMP: A High-Performance Shared- and Distributed-Memory Parallel Sparse Linear Equation Solver (A. Gupta, Watson Research Center; M. Joshi, Watson Research Center; V. Kumar, University of Minnesota); Randomized Heuristic Schemes for the Set Covering Problem (M.S. Fiorenzo Catalano, Delft University of Technology; F. Malucelli, DEI-Politecnico di Milano); Execution Time Complexity Analysis for Least Squares Problems on Parallel Distributed Memory Architectures (L.T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University; R.P. Brent, Oxford University); A Parallel Krylov-Newton Algorithm for Accurate Solutions of Large, Sparse Riccati Equations (A.I. Zecevic and D. Siljak, Santa Clara University); Section 2: Scientific and Engineering Computing; Parallel Proximal-Point Algorithms for Constrained Problems in Mechanics (G. Alduncin, Mexican Institute of Petroleum and Institute of Geophysics); Parallelizing a DVR Method on SMP (A. Bastida, D. Giménez, A. Requena, and J. Zúñiga, Universidad de Murcia); Experiences on Parallelizing Compilation for Development and Porting of Large Scale Applications on Distributed Memory Systems (B. Di Martino, Second Univeresity of Naples; S. Briguglio and M. Celino, G. Fogaccia, G. Vlad, and V. Rosato, ENEA-HPCN Project; and M. Briscolini, IBM Italia); Using General Purpose Numerical Software in the Parallelization of Fluid Dynamics Codes: KIVA-3, An Engine Simulation Application (P. D’Ambra, National Research Council Italy; S. Filippone, University of Rome; L. Arnone, Piaggio & C. S.p.A.); Solution of Complicated Real-World Problems in Computational Electromagnetics by Applying Parallel Computing Based on Integral Equation and Hybrid Techniques (U. Jakobus, University of Stuttgart); Parallel Computation of Industrial Environmental Flows (R. Kickinger and P. Gittler, Johannes Kepler University); Parallel Parameter Estimation in Groundwater Flow Models (L. Lämmer, Heriot-Watt University, M. Burghardt, University of Technology Darmstadt; Ca. and Ch. König, GKW Ingienieurgesellschaft); Electromagnetic Simulations through the PQE1 Hybrid Parallel Architecture (P. Palazzari and P. D’Atansio, C.R. Casaccia); Efficient Parallel Electromagnetic Field Analysis Exploiting Symmetry (P.E. Strazdins, Australian National University; K. Homma, Fujitsu Laboratories; V. Nguyen, Australain National University, M. Noro, Fujitsu Laboratories; T. Yamagajo, Fujitsu, Ltd.); A Parallel/Distributed Approach to the Analysis of Complex Waveguide Circuits (S. Cambi, A. Esposito, F. Malucelli, M. Mongiardo, L. Tarricone, D.I.E.I., Italy); Towards Well Balanced Parallel Traffic Simulation (A. Tibaut, University of Maribor); Parallel Global Aircraft Configuration Design Space Exploration (C.A. Baker, L.T. Watson, B. Grossman, W.H. Mason, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; R.T. Haftka, University of Florida); Parallel Discrete Event Simulation for Business Process Re-Engineering (B. Zarei, Sharif University of technology); Running a Large Air Pollution Model on an IBM SMP Computer (W. Owczarz, Technical University of Denmark; Z. Zlatev, National Environmental Research Institute, Denmark); Section 3: Information Technology; Asynchronous Reading of Consistent Copy of a Large Database (S. Bhalla, University of Aizu; S.E. Madnick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology); Parallel Concurrency Control for Data Access within Real-Time Database Systems (S. Bhalla, University of Aizu); LSD: Latency Sensitive Distribution of Tasks in a Metacomputing Environment. Case Study: Distributed Industrial Digital Mockup (P. Drum, T. Henne, P. Lucksch, Technische Universität München; C. Todd, Tecoplan AG); On the Performance of a Multicomputer-Based Environment for Parallel Real-Time Applications (L.F. Friedrich, R. Cancian, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; R.S. Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; T.B. Corso, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina); Polynomial Algorithms for Periodic Scheduling of Tasks on Parallel Processors (V. Kats, Institute for Industrial Mathematics; E. Levner, Holon Institute of Technology); Interaction between Parallel Compilation and Data Transfer and Storage Cost Minimization for Multimedia Applications (C. Kulkarni, K. Danckaert, F. Catthoor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; M. Gupta, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center); On the Optimization of Efficient Processing Multiple Queries in Parallel Databases (K.H. Liu, Telcordia Technologies, Inc.; C.H.C. Leung and Y. Jiang, University of Technology, Melbourne); A Preliminary Proposal of a Practical Standard Methodology Based on Benchmark’s Executions for DSMS’s Speedup Comparative Evaluations (M.D. Marino, University of Sao Paulo); Index.