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Small WebComputing Applied to Distributed Monte Carlo Calculations

  • P. A. Whitlock
  • Dino Klein
  • Marvin Bishop
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3993)

Abstract

The software package, Small WebComputing (SWC), has been applied to a Monte Carlo simulation of a system of hard hyperspheres in a variety of dimensions. The SWC environment was chosen because once the framework is embedded in the application code, the user has the choice of running the distributed computations as a set of applets, as parallel threads on a symmetric multiprocessor or as independent processes distributed over a network. A description of the software and a discussion of its ongoing evolution is presented.

Keywords

Random Walk Work Unit User Datagram Protocol Brooklyn College Result Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Whitlock
    • 1
  • Dino Klein
    • 1
  • Marvin Bishop
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesBrooklyn CollegeBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics/Computer ScienceManhattan CollegeRiverdale

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