A group explicit solution scheme for non-linear parabolic PDES on MIMD parallel systems

  • M. P. Bekakos
  • D. J. Evans
Session 6B: Parallel Numeric Methods
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 297)


The explicit methods although very suitable for parallel processing always deny us reasonable accuracy and some stability; on the other hand, the implicit schemes offer stability, but the exploitation of these methods for parallel processing may be difficult and possibly inefficient.

The class of Group Explicit (GE) methods, introduced herein, is the sort of semi-explicit schemes which enable us with a trade-off between stability and the possibility of them being suitable for implementation of parallel systems. Furthermore, it is possible to express the semi-explicit schemes in terms of pure explicit formulae to enable their efficient implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. P. Bekakos
    • 1
  • D. J. Evans
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer StudiesLoughborough University of TechnologyLoughboroughU.K.

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