Many-core and Reconfigurable Supercomputing Conference (MRSC)

1st, 2nd and 3rd April 2008

The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland

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The programme for the Thursday 3rd April is shown below. Click on the title of each presentation in order to view the abstract, in PDF, for it - if available.

Time Title of presentation/event Speaker Affiliation
0900    Keynote Speech: GPU's - the next big advance in HPC? Mike Giles Oxford University
0945 Modeling DNA Radiation Damage on many-core architectures:
current GP-GPU implementation and future perspective
Nico Sanna CASPUR
1010 High performance stream computing for particle beam
transport simulations
David Bailey University of Manchester
1035 Morning Coffee and Poster Session
1100 Memory-Driven Algorithm Mapping of molecular dynamics for high performance computers Brian Holland CHREC
1125 A dynamic world, what can grids do for multi-core
Daniel Goodman Oxford University
1150 Investigation of a quantum Monte Carlo application performance
on multiple acceleration platforms
Greg Peterson University of Tennessee
1215 Lunch and poster session
1315 High Performance Computing Datapaths in FPGAs Martin Langhammer    Altera
1340 GPU implementation of a POISSON MAP-MRF segmentation
algorithm for 3D tracking of low light level
Danny Crookes QUB
1405 A review of the FPGA high performance computing industry
and the future role of FPGAs within dat-centric processing
Malachy Devlin Nallatech
1430 Chemical Similarity Searching on FPGA Attila Berces Chemistry Logic
1500 Afternoon coffee and close of poster Session
1530 An FPGA-based conjugate gradient implementation for
dense matrices
Antonio Roldao Lopes Imperial College
1600 Panel Session: Andrew Jones (chair) University of Manchester
  Alan George, Mike Giles and Charles Gillan debate the influence
and future role of accelerator technologies in mainstream
supercomputing services.
1700 End of conference
1730-1800 The Digital Economy Mike Giles (chair) Oxford University
  Inaugural meeting of the newly funded EPSRC
network run by Prof Giles.

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