Research Group of Prof. Dr. M. Griebel
Institute for Numerical Simulation
[1] M. May and T. Schiekofer. An Abstract Data Type for Parallel Simulations based on Sparse Grids. In A. Bode, J. Dongarra, T. Ludwig, and V. Sunderam, editors, Proceedings of the Third European PVM Conference, volume 1156 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 59-67. Springer Verlag, 1997.
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In this paper we introduce an abstract data type for the distributed representation and efficient handling of sparse grids on parallel architectures. The new data layout, implemented by means of the PVM message passing library, provides partitioning and dynamic load balancing transparent to the applications making use of it. This enables parallelization of sequential partial differential equations (PDE) solvers based on sparse grids with hardly any source code modifications.