Book 2009

Parallel Computing

Numerics, Applications, and Trends

ISBN: 978-1-84882-408-9 (Print) 978-1-84882-409-6 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-42

    Overview – Parallel Computing: Numerics, Applications, and Trends

  3. Chapter

    Pages 43-80

    Introduction to Parallel Computation

  4. Chapter

    Pages 81-115

    Tools for Parallel and Distributed Computing

  5. Chapter

    Pages 117-145

    Grid Computing

  6. Chapter

    Pages 147-173

    Parallel Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement

  7. Chapter

    Pages 175-215

    Applications and Parallel Implementation of QMC Integration

  8. Chapter

    Pages 217-240

    Parallel Evolutionary Computation Framework for Single- and Multiobjective Optimization

  9. Chapter

    Pages 241-260

    WaLBerla: Exploiting Massively Parallel Systems for Lattice Boltzmann Simulations

  10. Chapter

    Pages 261-279

    Parallel Pseudo-Spectral Methods for the Time-Dependent Schrödinger Equation

  11. Chapter

    Pages 281-305

    Parallel Approaches in Molecular Dynamics Simulations

  12. Chapter

    Pages 307-358

    Parallel Computer Simulations of Heat Transfer in Biological Tissues

  13. Chapter

    Pages 359-395

    Parallel SVD Computing in the Latent Semantic Indexing Applications for Data Retrieval

  14. Chapter

    Pages 397-433

    Short-Vector SIMD Parallelization in Signal Processing

  15. Chapter

    Pages 435-469

    Financial Applications: Parallel Portfolio Optimization

  16. Chapter

    Pages 471-510

    The Future of Parallel Computation

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 511-519