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Parallel simulation environment for polymers, DNA and protein molecular chains

  • M. T. Kechadi
  • P. Kiernan
  • D. Hegarty
  • K. Dawson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1067)

Abstract

This project presents a parallel simulation environment for polymers, DNA and protein molecular chain simulations. This system is intended to be used by scientist to automatically parallelise computer simulations of complex polymers, DNA and protein molecules in order to study their behaviour and determine their microscopic structure. In this paper we describe the approach chosen to built this system: the graphical user interface (GUI), the virtual machine and the runtime system and dynamic load-balancing support.

Keywords

Virtual Machine Graphical User Interface Load Balance Work Migration Task Graph 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. T. Kechadi
    • 1
  • P. Kiernan
    • 1
  • D. Hegarty
    • 1
  • K. Dawson
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Computational Research Group, Centre for Soft Condensed MatterUniversity College Dublin BelfieldDublin 4Ireland

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