By Topic

Experience with the Parallel Solution of Partial Differential Equations on a Distributed Computing System

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Gelenbe, Erol ; ISEM Bât 508, Université Paris-Sud ; Lichnewsky, A. ; Staphylopatis, A.

It is of interest to determine whether loosely coupled multiprocessors can be profitably used for the solution of larger numerical problems. We present here a performance evaluation of the gain obtained by solving partial differential equation systems on such an architecture. The experimental setting is an LSI 11 based multimicroprocessor system using a fiber optics local area network designed and implemented at Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique, Université Paris-Sud. The paper includes a discussion of the numerical methods and of their implementation, a performance model of the parallel processing system, and measurements taken on the experimental system. The experimentally validated theoretical results confirm the interest of our approach based on performance models.

Published in:

Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:C-31 ,  Issue: 12 )