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Interaction patterns detection in PVM programs to support simulation

  • B. Di Martino
  • A. Mazzeo
  • N. Mazzocca
  • U. Villano
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1332)

Abstract

In this paper we propose a solution, based on static analysis and statistical techniques, for the problem of the determination of the possible interaction patterns among the processes of a PVM message passing program, when these present a data-dependent behavior. A prototypic implementation of this technique has been coupled with MPSS, a tool for simulation and performance prediction of PVM message passing programs, in order to overcome its unability to deal with non-deterministic and data dependent programs, and thus to provide for a complete program characterization in terms of idle-, cpu-, communication and synchronization time, for irregular and data-dependent programs.

Keywords

Execution Time Performance Prediction Synchronization Time Prototypic Implementation Symbolic Execution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Di Martino
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Mazzeo
    • 2
  • N. Mazzocca
    • 3
  • U. Villano
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Software Technology and Parallel SystemsUniversity of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienze dell' InformazioneSecond University of NaplesItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversity “Federico II” of NaplesItaly
  4. 4.IRSIP - CNRNaplesItaly

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