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    • A cloud-based enhanced differential evolution algorithm for parameter estimation problems in computational systems biology 

      Teijeiro, Diego; Pardo, Xoán C.; Penas, David R.; González, Patricia; Banga, Julio R.; Doallo, Ramón (Springer New York LLC, 2017)
      [Abstract] Metaheuristics are gaining increasing recognition in many research areas, computational systems biology among them. Recent advances in metaheuristics can be helpful in locating the vicinity of the global solution ...
    • A Fast Solver for Large Tridiagonal Systems on Multi-Core Processors (Lass Library) 

      Valero-Lara, Pedro; Andrade, Diego; Sirvent, Raül; Labarta, Jesús; Fraguela, Basilio B.; Doallo, Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019)
      [Abstract]: Many problems of industrial and scientific interest require the solving of tridiagonal linear systems. This paper presents several implementations for the parallel solving of large tridiagonal systems on ...
    • A GIS-Embedded System to Support Land Consolidation Plans in Galicia. 

      Touriño, Juan; Parapar López, Jorge; Doallo, Ramón; Boullón, Marcos; Rivera, Francisco F.; Bruguera, Javier D. (Taylor & Francis, 2003-06)
      [Abstract] Land consolidation is a strategic instrument for rural planning and thus economic development in the Spanish region of Galicia. This paper describes an experimental system embedded in a GIS environment to aid ...
    • A middleware architecture for distributed systems management 

      Salceda, Jesús; Díaz, Iván; Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (Academic Press, 2004-06)
      [Abstract] This paper presents a middleware solution for global management of any kind of distributed system, such as networks of PCs/workstations, clusters or server farms. Our approach lies in an object-oriented software ...
    • A multi-GPU shallow-water simulation with transport of contaminants 

      Viñas Buceta, Moisés; Lobeiras Blanco, Jacobo; Fraguela, Basilio B.; Arenaz Silva, Manuel; Amor, Margarita; García Rodríguez, José Antonio; Castro, M.J.; Doallo, Ramón (Wiley, 2012)
      [Abstract] This work presents cost-effective multi-graphics processing unit (GPU) parallel implementations of a finite-volume numerical scheme for solving pollutant transport problems in bidimensional domains. The fluid ...
    • A New Spatial Criteria Method to Delimit Rural Settlements towards Boundaries Equity: Land Use Optimization for Decision Making in Galicia, NW Spain 

      Barbosa Brandão, Vasco; Santé, Inés; Crecente, Rafael; Díaz Redondo, Carlos; Porta, Juan; Parapar López, Jorge; Doallo, Ramón; Ferreira Neto, José Ambrósio (MDPI, 2022)
      [Abstract] Rural settlements (RS) are a reality of rural areas. They consist of cluster of buildings and ways of life mainly associated with activities related to agriculture. As economic policies applied in rural development ...
    • A parallel metaheuristic for large mixed-integer dynamic optimization problems, with applications in computational biology 

      Penas, David R.; Henriques, David; González, Patricia; Doallo, Ramón; Saez-Rodriguez, Julio; Banga, Julio R. (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      [Abstract] Background: We consider a general class of global optimization problems dealing with nonlinear dynamic models. Although this class is relevant to many areas of science and engineering, here we are interested ...
    • A population-based iterated greedy algorithm for the delimitation and zoning of rural settlements 

      Porta, Juan; Parapar López, Jorge; Doallo, Ramón; Barbosa Brandão, Vasco; Santé, Inés; Crecente, Rafael (Pergamon Press, 2013)
      [Abstract] In this paper we present a Population-Based Iterated Greedy (PBIG) algorithm for delimiting and zoning rural settlements. Each cadastral plots is allocated to a category (traditional–historical, common or none) ...
    • A PVM Based Library for Sparse Matrix Factorizations 

      Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (Springer, 1998)
      [Abstract] We present 3LM, a C Linked List Management Library for parallel sparse factorizations on a PVM environment which takes into account the fill-in, an important drawback of sparse computations. It is restricted to ...
    • A simulated annealing algorithm for zoning in planning using parallel computing 

      Santé, Inés; Fernández Rivera, Francisco; Crecente, Rafael; Boullón, Marcos; Suárez, Marcos; Porta, Juan; Parapar López, Jorge; Doallo, Ramón (Pergamon Press, 2016)
      [Abstract] There is an increasing demand for tools that support land use planning processes, particularly the design of zoning maps, which is one of the most complex tasks in the field. In this task, different land use ...
    • An automatic optimizer for heterogeneous devices 

      Fernández-Fabeiro, Jorge; Andrade, Diego; Fraguela, Basilio B.; Doallo, Ramón (Elsevier, 2020-05)
      [Abstract]: Codes written in a naive way seldom effectively exploit the computing resources, while writing optimized codes is usually a complex task that requires certain levels of expertise. This problem is further increased ...
    • An Efficient Ant Colony Optimization Framework for HPC Environments 

      González, Patricia; Osorio, Roberto; Pardo, Xoán C.; Banga, Julio R.; Doallo, Ramón (Elsevier, 2022)
      [Abstract] Combinatorial optimization problems arise in many disciplines, both in the basic sciences and in applied fields such as engineering and economics. One of the most popular combinatorial optimization methods is ...
    • An Inspector-Executor Algorithm for Irregular Assignment Parallelization 

      Arenaz Silva, Manuel; Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (Springer, 2004)
      [Abstract] A loop with irregular assignment computations contains loop-carried output data dependences that can only be detected at run-time. In this paper, a load-balanced method based on the inspector-executor model is ...
    • Analysis of I/O Performance on an Amazon EC2 Cluster Compute and High I/O Platform 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; González-Domínguez, Jorge; Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (Springer Netherlands, 2013-12)
      [Abstract] Cloud computing is currently being explored by the scientific community to assess its suitability for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments. In this novel paradigm, compute and storage resources, as well ...
    • Analysis of interval‐grouped data in weed science: The binnednp Rcpp package 

      Barreiro-Ures, Daniel; Francisco-Fernández, Mario; Cao, Ricardo; Fraguela, Basilio B.; Doallo, Ramón; González-Andújar, José Luis; Reyes, Miguel (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2019-09-13)
      [Abstract] Weed scientists are usually interested in the study of the distribution and density functions of the random variable that relates weed emergence with environmental indices like the hydrothermal time (HTT). ...
    • Automated and accurate cache behavior analysis for codes with irregular access patterns 

      Andrade, Diego; Arenaz Silva, Manuel; Fraguela, Basilio B.; Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2007-04-03)
      [Abstract] The memory hierarchy plays an essential role in the performance of current computers, so good analysis tools that help in predicting and understanding its behavior are required. Analytical modeling is the ideal ...
    • Big Data Geospatial Processing for Massive Aerial LiDAR Datasets 

      Deibe, David; Amor, Margarita; Doallo, Ramón (M D P I AG, 2020-02-21)
      [Abstract] For years, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology has been considered as a challenge when it comes to developing efficient software to handle the extremely large volumes of data this surveying method is ...
    • Big Data Geospatial Processing for Massive Aerial LiDAR Datasets 

      Deibe, David; Amor, Margarita; Doallo, Ramón (MDPI AG, 2020-02-21)
      [Abstract] For years, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology has been considered as a challenge when it comes to developing efficient software to handle the extremely large volumes of data this surveying method is ...
    • BPLG–BMCS: GPU-sorting algorithm using a tuning skeleton library 

      Pérez Diéguez, Adrián; Amor, Margarita; Doallo, Ramón (Springer New York LLC, 2017)
      [Abstract] In this work, we present an efficient and portable sorting operator for GPUs. Specifically, we propose an algorithmic variant of the bitonic merge sort which reduces the number of processing stages and internal ...
    • Characterization of message-passing overhead on the AP3000 multicomputer 

      Touriño, Juan; Doallo, Ramón (IEEE, 2001-09)
      [Abstract] The performance of the communication primitives of parallel computers is critical for the overall system performance. The characterization of the communication overhead is very important to estimate the global ...