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Accelerated Simulation of P Systems on the GPU: A Survey

  • Miguel A. Martínez-del-Amor
  • Luis F. Macías-Ramos
  • Luis Valencia-Cabrera
  • Agustín Riscos-Núñez
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 472)

Abstract

The acceleration of P system simulations is required increasingly, since they are at the core of model verification and validation processes. For this purpose, GPU computing is an alternative to more classic approaches in Parallel Computing. It provides a manycore platform with a level of high parallelism at a low cost. In this paper, we survey the developments of P systems simulators using the GPU, and analyze some performance considerations.

Keywords

Membrane Computing Parallel Computing GPGPU 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel A. Martínez-del-Amor
    • 1
  • Luis F. Macías-Ramos
    • 1
  • Luis Valencia-Cabrera
    • 1
  • Agustín Riscos-Núñez
    • 1
  • Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group on Natural Computing, Dept. Computer Science and Artificial IntelligenceUniversity of SevilleSevillaSpain

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