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Driven by the fact, that the situation in application-software
especially for MPPs is not really satisfactory, whereas powerful
hardware is available, several initiatives have been set up by
government institutions. As example we state a few words about the
architecture of the EUROPORT project, funded by the commission of the
European Union (EP 8421):
- Primary objective is to build confidence and generate awareness in
the effectiveness of parallel HPC-platform and to show their industrial
- Concentration on computational fluid dynamics (CFD, 3 codes) and
computational material dynamics (CMD, 4 codes).
- Resulting codes should be stable, scalable, portable, efficient
and functionally equivalent to the serial code.
- Testcases supplied by industry.
- Base for finetuning by system-vendors.
Tue Nov 14 16:00:38 PST 1995