Workshops at ICS '99

Workshop 1:

Scheduling Algorithms for Parallel / Distributed Computing
-- From Theory to Practice--

June 19, 1999
Rhodes, Greece

9:00 a.m. -- 9:10 a.m.
Opening, M. Shimasaki (Workshop & Program Chair, Kyoto University)
9:15 a.m. -- 10:15 a.m.
Invited Talk, (Chair: Y. Muraoka, Waseda University)
Static Scheduling with Communication Weights -- Theory and Practice --
Dr. Vivek Sarkar, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
10:15 a.m. -- 10:30 a.m.
-- Break --
10:30 a.m. -- 12:30 a.m.
Session 1: Theoretical Aspects of Scheduling, (Chair: M. Yamashita, Kyushu University)
Three Theorems on Robust Scheduling of Metaprograms
L. Boloni, D. C. Marinescu, Purdue University
Programming Concurrent Objects Scheduling Strategies using Reflection
L. Bray, J.-P. Arcangeli, P. Salle, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse
Introduction Artificial Neural Networks to Estimate Lower Bounds for a Branch and Bound Based Program Partitioning Algorithm
T.Saito, Wakayama University, T. Nakanishi, NAIST, M. Sasakura, Okayama University, K. Joe, Nara Women's University, Y. Kunieda, Wakayama University
Two Approaches for Improving Fernandez and Bussell's Lower Bound
S. Fujita, Hiroshima University, M. Yamashita, Kyushu University
12:30 p.m. -- 2:00 p.m.
-- Lunch --
2:00 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m.
Session 2: Software DSM and Runtime Environment, (Chair: H. Sato, The University of Tokyo)
A More Practical Loop Scheduling Scheme for Home-Based Software DSMs
W. Shi, Z. Tang, W. Hu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Effects of Scheduling Attributes on Multithread-Based Software DSM System
T. Nanri, Kyushu University, H. Sato, University of Tokyo, M. Shimasaki, Kyoto University
Branch History Register Cache
T. Kisuki, Leiden University, H. Corporaal, Delft University of Technology, P.M.W. Knijnenburg, Leiden University
3:30 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m.
-- Break --
4:00 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m.
Session 3: Evaluation and Tools, (Chair: K. Joe, Nara Women's University)
A Visualization Method for a Universal Intermediate Representation of Parallelizing Compilers
M. Sasakura, Okayama University, K. Joe, Nara Women's University, Y. Kunieda, Wakayama University, K. Araki, Kyushu University
Meta Scheduling for a Cluster of Supercomputers
H. Koide, T. Hirayama, JAERI, A. Murasugi, T. Hayashi, H. Kasahara, Waseda University
A Standard Task Graph Set for Fair Evaluation of Multiprocessor Scheduling Algorithms
T. Tobita, H. Kasahara, Waseda University

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