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The use of java in high performance computing: A data mining example

  • David Walker
  • Omer Rana
Workshop: Java in HPC
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1593)

Abstract

The role of Java in high performance computing is discussed with particular reference to the efforts of the Java Grande Forum to develop Java into the environment of choice for large-scale, resource-hungry applications. The support provided in HP Java for the design of parallel Java programmes is outlined, and its use demonstrated with a data mining application based on a neural network.

Keywords

Java Grande High Performance Java Parallel Computing Neural Networks Distributed Objects 

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© Springer-Verlag 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Walker
    • 1
  • Omer Rana
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCardiff UniversityCardiffUK

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