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Towards Distributed Multiscale Simulation of Biological Processes

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8 Author(s)
Jorg Bernsdorf ; German Res. Sch. for Simulation Sci., RWTH Aachen Univ., Aachen, Germany ; Guntram Berti ; Bastien Chopard ; Jan Hegewald
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The understanding of biological processes, e.g. related to cardio-vascular disease and treatment, can significantly be improved by numerical simulation. In this paper, we present an approach for a multiscale simulation environment, applied for the prediction of in-stent re-stenos is. Our focus is on the coupling of distributed, heterogeneous hardware to take into account the different requirements of the coupled sub-systems concerning computing power. For such a concept, which is an extension of the standard multiscale computing approach, we want to apply the term Distributed Multiscale Computing.

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e-Science Workshops (eScienceW), 2011 IEEE Seventh International Conference on

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5-8 Dec. 2011