PC-NOW99 Workshop on Personal Computers based Networks Of Workstations

PC-NOW '99

URL http://www.disi.unige.it/person/ChiolaG/pc-now99/

Workshop Program

Six submitted papers have been accepted for presentation at the workshop and inclusion in the proceedings published by Springer-Verlag as well as the IPPS/SPDP'99 CD-ROM. Accepted papers have been organized in three sessions. In addition to contributed papers two invited talks will be presented by Mark Baker (DCS, U. of Portsmouth, Hants, UK) on the organization of a new IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing and Giuseppe Ciaccio (DISI, U. of Genoa, Italy) on efficient porting of MPI over Fast Ethernet clusters.

Condado Plaza Hotel, April 16th 1999

(see http://www.ippsxx.org/ipps99/ for logistic details)

8:30- 8:40 Opening

G. Chiola and G. Conte, workshop co-chairs

8:40- 9:30 Invited Speech

Mark Baker, DCS, U. of Portsmouth,
"A new IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing"
URL http://www.dgs.monash.edu.au/~rajkumar/tfcc/

9:30-10:30 Session 1: Implementation of BSP Clusters

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session 2: Applications and Measurements

12:30-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:50 Session 3: Efficient MPI on Clusters

14:50-15:00 Closing Session

G. Chiola and G. Conte, workshop co-chairs

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Open Discussion

Open discussion on the perspectives of cluster computing based on PC technology and organization of the IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing.

chiola@disi.unige.it, Apr. 9, 1999