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    • A PVM Based Library for Sparse Matrix Factorizations 

      Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, 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 ...
    • An Inspector-Executor Algorithm for Irregular Assignment Parallelization 

      Arenaz Silva, Manuel; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, 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 ...
    • Characterization of message-passing overhead on the AP3000 multicomputer 

      Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, 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 ...
    • Communication avoiding and overlapping for numerical linear algebra 

      Georganas, Evangelos; Gonzalez-Dominguez, Jorge; Solomonik, Edgar; Zheng, Yili; Touriño, Juan; Yelick, Katherine (IEEE Computer Society, 2013-02-25)
      [Abstract] To efficiently scale dense linear algebra problems to future exascale systems, communication cost must be avoided or overlapped. Communication-avoiding 2.5D algorithms improve scalability by reducing inter-processor ...
    • Compiler support for parallel code generation through kernel recognition 

      Arenaz Silva, Manuel; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2004-06-07)
      [Abstract] Summary form only given. The automatic parallelization of loops that contain complex computations is still a challenge for current parallelizing compilers. The main limitations are related to the analysis of ...
    • Design and Implementation of MapReduce using the PGAS Programming Model with UPC 

      Teijeiro, Carlos; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2012-01-03)
      [Abstract] MapReduce is a powerful tool for processing large data sets used by many applications running in distributed environments. However, despite the increasing number of computationally intensive problems that require ...
    • Efficient Culling Techniques for Interactive Deformable NURBS Surfaces on GPU 

      Concheiro, Raquel; Amor, Margarita; Padrón, Emilio J.; Doggett, Michael (SciTePress, 2016-02)
      [Abstrtact] InfoValue: NURBS (Non-uniform rational B-splines) surfaces are the standard freeform representation in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) applications. Rendering NURBS surfaces accurately while they are interactively ...
    • Efficient Java Communication Protocols on High-speed Cluster Interconnects 

      López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, , Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2007-02-26)
      [Abstract] This paper presents communication strategies for achieving efficient parallel and distributed Java applications on clusters with high-speed interconnects. Communication performance is critical for the overall ...
    • Evaluation of Java for General Purpose GPU Computing 

      Docampo, Jorge; Ramos Garea, Sabela; López Taboada, Guillermo; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2013-07-01)
      [Abstract] The presence of many-core units as accelerators has been increasing due to their ability to improve the performance of highly parallel workloads. General Purpose GPU(GPGPU) computing has allowed the graphical ...
    • Evaluation of Parallel Differential Evolution Implementations on MapReduce and Spark 

      Teijeiro, Diego; Pardo, Xoán C.; Penas, David R.; González Gómez, Patricia; Banga, Julio R.; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer, 2017-09)
      [Abstract] Global optimization problems arise in many areas of science and engineering, computational and systems biology and bioinformatics among them. Many research efforts have focused on developing parallel metaheuristics ...
    • Exploiting locality in the run-time parallelization of irregular loops 

      Martín Santamaría, María José; Singh, David E.; Touriño, Juan; Rivera, Francisco F. (C R C Press, LLC, 2002-12-10)
      [Abstract] The goal of this work is the efficient parallel execution of loops with indirect array accesses, in order to be embedded in a parallelizing compiler framework. In this kind of loop pattern, dependences can not ...
    • Extending the Globus Information Service with the Common Information Model 

      Díaz, Iván; Fernández, G.; González, P.; Martín Santamaría, María José; Touriño, Juan (IEEE Computer Society, 2011-07-14)
      [Abstract] The need of task-adapted and complete information for the management of resources is a well known issue in Grid computing. Globus Toolkit 4 (GT4) includes the Monitoring and Discovery System component (MDS4) to ...
    • Free adaptive tessellation strategy of bézier surfaces 

      Concheiro, Raquel; Amor, Margarita; Bóo, Montserrat; Padrón, Emilio J. (SciTePress, 2014-01)
      [Abstract] Rendering of Bézier surfaces is currently performed by tessellating the model on the GPU and rendering the highly detailed triangle mesh. Whereas non-adaptive strategies apply the same tessellation pattern to ...
    • High Performance Java Remote Method Invocation for Parallel Computing on Clusters 

      López Taboada, Guillermo; Teijeiro, Carlos; Touriño, Juan (IEEE Computer Society, 2007-11-12)
      [Abstract] This paper presents a more efficient Java remote method invocation (RMI) implementation for high-speed clusters. The use of Java for parallel programming on clusters is limited by the lack of efficient communication ...
    • HPF-2 Support for Dynamic Sparse Computations 

      Asenjo Plaza, Rafael; Plata, Oscar; Touriño, Juan; Zapata, Emilio L.; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer, 1998)
      [Abstract] There is a class of sparse matrix computations, such as direct solvers of systems of linear equations, that change the fill-in (nonzero entries) of the coefficient matrix, and involve row and column operations ...
    • Hybrid CPU/GPU Acceleration of Detection of 2-SNP Epistatic Interactions in GWAS 

      González Domínguez, Jorge; Schmidt, Bertil; Kässens, Jan Christian; Wienbrandt, Lars (Springer, 2014-08)
      [Abstract] High-throughput genotyping technologies allow the collection of up to a few million genetic markers (such as SNPs) of an individual within a few minutes of time. Detecting epistasis, such as 2-SNP interactions, ...
    • Integrating the common information model with MDS4 

      Díaz, Iván; Fernández, G.; Martín Santamaría, María José; González, Patricia; Touriño, Juan (IEEE Computer Society, 2008-10-31)
      [Abstract] The management and monitoring of static and dynamic resources is a key issue in grid environments. Information models are an abstract representation of software and hardware aspects of these resources, a common ...
    • Non-blocking Java Communications Support on Clusters 

      López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer, 2006)
      [Abstract] This paper presents communication strategies for supporting efficient non-blocking Java communication on clusters. The communication performance is critical for the overall cluster performance. It is possible ...
    • NPB-MPJ: NAS Parallel Benchmarks Implementation for Message-Passing in Java 

      Mallón, Damián A.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2009-05-08)
      [Abstract] Java is a valuable and emerging alternative for the development of parallel applications, thanks to the availability of several Java message-passing libraries and its full multithreading support. The combination ...
    • Ontological Con guration Management for Wireless Mesh Routers 

      Díaz, Iván; Popi, Cristian; Festor, Olivier; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer, 2009)
      [Abstract] Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) are a category of wireless networks that are self-organized, robust and which offer more flexible client coverage with less equipment requirements than wired networks. In WMNs, mesh ...