Scheduled System Maintenance:
On Monday, April 27th, IEEE Xplore will undergo scheduled maintenance from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET (17:00 - 19:00 UTC). No interruption in service is anticipated.
By Topic

The refinement of high-level parallel algorithm specifications

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)
Hummel, S.F. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Polytechnic Univ., Brooklyn, NY, USA ; Talla, S. ; Brennan, J.

PSETL is a prototyping language for developing efficient numeric code for massively parallel machines. PSETL enables parallel algorithms to be concisely specified at a very high level, and successively refined into lower level architecture-specific code. It includes a rich variety of parallel loops over sets, bags, and tuples, and a hierarchy of communication mechanisms, ranging from atomic assignments to reductions and scans on collections. We illustrate the parallel features of PSETL and the refinement process using an N-body simulation code as a case study. The high-level code, which is only a few pages long, is refined for execution on shared and disjoint address-space MIMD machines

Published in:

Programming Models for Massively Parallel Computers, 1995

Date of Conference:

9-12 Oct 1995