2012 Symposium on Application Accelerators in
High-Performance Computing (SAAHPC'12)

Symposium on Application Accelerators in High-Performance Computing (SAAHPC)

Agenda

An on-site shuttle schedule is available

Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place in the TCS Conference Center (Building 240).

Tuesday, July 10

8:00 a.m.
Registration and breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Keynote: The Challenges of Designing and Building a Next-Generation High-Performance Software Library for Genomic Sequence Analysis Rick Stevens

Session chair: Jeff Hammond
9:30 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
National Institute for Computational Science (NICS) Sponsor Presentation: Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications Experiences with the Intel Xeon (MIC) Architecture
Session chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko
Papers:
Noon
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Cray Sponsor Talk: The Cray High Level Programming Environment for Accelerated Computing

Intel Sponsor Talk: Programming Models for Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors

Session chair: Craig Steffen
Paper:
2:30 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m.
Session chair: Greg Peterson
Papers:
5:30 p.m.
Dinner reception and poster session

Posters:
  • Parallelizing Principle Component Analysis for Robust Facial Recognition using CUDA - Todd Goodall, Scott Gibson and Melissa Smith
  • The Role of Precision for Iterative Refinement - Junkyu Lee and Greg Peterson
  • Acceleration of a Meteorological Limited Area Model with Dataflow Engines - Diego Oriato, Simon Tilbury, Marino Marrocu and Gabriella Pusceddu
  • Lock-free Hash Table on a Data-Parallel Many-Core Architecture - Maryam Moazeni and Majid Sarrafzadeh
  • Performance Analysis of GPU Accelerators with Realizable Utilization of Computational Density - Justin Richardson, Alan George and Herman Lam
  • Semi-Automatically Optimized GPU Acceleration of Element Subroutines in Finite Element Method - Jiří Filipovič, Jan Fousek, Bedřich Lakomý and Matúš Madzin
  • A Comparison of CPU and GPU Performance for Fourier Pseudospectral Simulations of the Navier-Stokes, Cubic Nonlinear Schrodinger and Sine Gordon Equations - Brandon Cloutier, Benson Muite and Paul Rigge
  • Performance of Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplications in Linear Solves on Multiple GPUs - Ben Jamroz and Paul Mullowney
  • Using GPGPU to Enhance Simulation of the Functionalized Cahn-Hilliard Equation - Jaylan Jones, Zhengfu Xu, Andrew Christlieb and Keith Promislow
APS Gallery

Wednesday July 11

8:00 a.m.
Registration and breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Keynote: Can We Systematically Evaluate and Exploit Heterogeneous Accelerators? A 10x10 Perspective Andrew Chien

Session chair: Jeff Hammond
9:30 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
Rogue Wave Sponsor Presentation: Addressing the Increasing Challenges of Debugging on Accelerated HPC Systems
Session chair: Craig Steffen
Papers:
Noon
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Bioinformatics Session
Papers:
2:30 p.m.
Break
3:00 p.m.
Bioinformatics Session
Papers:
4:30 p.m.
Conference adjourns