Parallel Computing Technologies: 12th International Conference, PaCT 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 30-October 4, 2013, Proceedings

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies, PaCT 2013, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during September 30-October 4, 2013. The 41 full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 83 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on all technological aspects of the applications of parallel computer systems High level parallel programming languages and systems, methods and tools for parallel solution of large-scale problems, languages, environments and software tools supporting parallel processing, operating systems, scheduling, mapping, load balancing, general architectural concepts, cellular automata, performance measurement and analysis tools, teaching parallel processing, software for grid and cloud computing, scalable computing, fragmentation and aggregation of algorithms and programs as well as programs assembling and reuse.
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Springer
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Published on
Sep 24, 2013
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Pages
444
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ISBN
9783642399589
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Computer Simulation
Computers / Desktop Applications / Design & Graphics
Computers / Hardware / General
Computers / Information Technology
Computers / Networking / General
Computers / Programming / Algorithms
Computers / Software Development & Engineering / General
Computers / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design
Mathematics / Discrete Mathematics
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It is our great pleasure to present the proceedings of the second Russia–Taiwan Symposium on Methods and Tools of Parallel Programming (MTPP 2010). MTPP is the main regular event of the Russia–Taiwan scientific forum that covers the many dimensions of methods and tools of parallel programming, algorithms and architectures, encompassing fundamental theoretical approaches, practical experimental projects, and commercial components and systems. As applications of computing systems have permeated every aspect of daily life, the power of computing systems has become increasingly critical. Therefore, MTPP is intended to play an important role allowing researchers to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of the art and practice of IT-driven services and applications, as well as to identify emerging research topics and define the future directions of parallel computing. We received a large number of high-quality submissions this year. In the first stage, all papers submitted were screened for their relevance and general submission requirements. These manuscripts then underwent a rigorous peer-review process with at least three reviewers per paper. At the end, 33 papers were accepted for presentation and included in the main proceedings. To encourage and promote the work presented at MTPP 2010, we are delighted to inform the authors that some of the papers will be accepted in special issues of the Journal of Supercomputing, which has played a prominent role in promoting the development and use of parallel and distributed processing.
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