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Supercomputing Frontiers

4th Asian Conference, SCFA 2018, Singapore, March 26-29, 2018, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues (LNTCS, volume 10776)

Conference series link(s): SCFA: Asian Conference on Supercomputing Frontiers

Conference proceedings info: SCFA 2018.

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Table of contents (17 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X
  2. Big Data

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. HHVSF: A Framework to Accelerate Drug-Based High-Throughput Virtual Screening on High-Performance Computers

      • Pin Chen, Xin Yan, Jiahui Li, Yunfei Du, Jun Xu
      Pages 3-17Open Access
    3. HBasechainDB – A Scalable Blockchain Framework on Hadoop Ecosystem

      • Manuj Subhankar Sahoo, Pallav Kumar Baruah
      Pages 18-29Open Access
    4. DETOUR: A Large-Scale Non-blocking Optical Data Center Fabric

      • Jinzhen Bao, Dezun Dong, Baokang Zhao
      Pages 30-50Open Access
    5. Querying Large Scientific Data Sets with Adaptable IO System ADIOS

      • Junmin Gu, Scott Klasky, Norbert Podhorszki, Ji Qiang, Kesheng Wu
      Pages 51-69Open Access
    6. On the Performance of Spark on HPC Systems: Towards a Complete Picture

      • Orcun Yildiz, Shadi Ibrahim
      Pages 70-89Open Access
    7. Experiences of Converging Big Data Analytics Frameworks with High Performance Computing Systems

      • Peng Cheng, Yutong Lu, Yunfei Du, Zhiguang Chen
      Pages 90-106Open Access

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107
    2. MACC: An OpenACC Transpiler for Automatic Multi-GPU Use

      • Kazuaki Matsumura, Mitsuhisa Sato, Taisuke Boku, Artur Podobas, Satoshi Matsuoka
      Pages 109-127Open Access
    3. Architecture of an FPGA-Based Heterogeneous System for Code-Search Problems

      • Yuki Hiradate, Hasitha Muthumala Waidyasooriya, Masanori Hariyama, Masaaki Harada
      Pages 146-155Open Access
  4. Performance Tools

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157
    2. TINS: A Task-Based Dynamic Helper Core Strategy for In Situ Analytics

      • Estelle Dirand, Laurent Colombet, Bruno Raffin
      Pages 159-178Open Access
    3. Machine Learning Predictions for Underestimation of Job Runtime on HPC System

      • Jian Guo, Akihiro Nomura, Ryan Barton, Haoyu Zhang, Satoshi Matsuoka
      Pages 179-198Open Access
    4. Scalable Data Management of the Uintah Simulation Framework for Next-Generation Engineering Problems with Radiation

      • Sidharth Kumar, Alan Humphrey, Will Usher, Steve Petruzza, Brad Peterson, John A. Schmidt et al.
      Pages 219-240Open Access
  5. Linear Algebra

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 241-241
    2. Application of a Preconditioned Chebyshev Basis Communication-Avoiding Conjugate Gradient Method to a Multiphase Thermal-Hydraulic CFD Code

      • Yasuhiro Idomura, Takuya Ina, Akie Mayumi, Susumu Yamada, Toshiyuki Imamura
      Pages 257-273Open Access

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About this book

It constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th Asian Supercomputing Conference, SCFA 2018, held in Singapore in March 2018. Supercomputing Frontiers will be rebranded as Supercomputing Frontiers Asia (SCFA), which serves as the technical programme for SCA18. The technical programme for SCA18 consists of four tracks: 

  • Application, Algorithms & Libraries
  • Programming System Software
  • Architecture, Network/Communications & Management
  • Data, Storage & Visualisation
The 20 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed nd selected from 60 submissions.


  • artificial intelligence
  • big data
  • cloud computing
  • communication
  • computer architecture
  • computer science
  • open access
  • computer systems
  • data management
  • databases
  • hardware
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC)
  • information management
  • map-reduce
  • processors
  • programming languages
  • semantics
  • wireless telecommunication systems

Editors and Affiliations

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

    Rio Yokota

  • Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

    Weigang Wu

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)