An Exploration of CUDA and CBEA for Einstein@Home

  • Jens Breitbart
  • Gaurav Khanna
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6067)


We present a detailed approach for making use of two new computer hardware architectures–CBEA and CUDA–for accelerating a scientific data-analysis application (Einstein@Home). Our results suggest that both the architectures suit the application quite well and the achievable performance in the same software developmental time-frame is nearly identical.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Breitbart
    • 1
  • Gaurav Khanna
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Group Programming Languages / MethodologiesUniversität KasselKasselGermany
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentUniversity of Massachusetts at DartmouthNorth DartmouthUSA

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