Appendix. HPCC Thesaurus
Application areas:
aerodynamics
astrophysics
atmospheric dynamics
chemistry
molecular dynamics
molecular mechanics
quantum chemistry
cosmology
gravitational interaction
electromagnetics
environmental science
global climate modeling
weather forecasting
financial modeling
first order logic
fluid dynamics
hydrodynamics
magnetohydrodynamics
radiation hydrodynamics
geology
lattice field theory
materials science
molecular biology
protein crystallography
particle dynamics
quantum mechanics
structural mechanics
Problem area:
asynchronous problem (Fox & Coddington)
automatic theorem proving
computational geometry (INSPEC) (GAMS P)
computer vision
connected component labeling
differential equations
ordinary differential equations
partial differential equations
elliptic partial differential equations
diffraction modeling
elementary vector operations (GAMS D1a)
finite difference approximation
finite element analysis (INSPEC)
difference equations (INSPEC)
image processing
irregular problem
loosely synchronous problem (Fox & Coddington)
matrix transpose (GAMS D1b3)
multiblock problem
multigrid problem (USE multigrid method?)
N-body simulation
neural network
numerical differentiation (gams H1)
optimization
nonlinear optimization
particle dynamics
radiation transfer
random surface model
ray tracing
signal processing
sparse linear systems
spin model
synchronous problem (Fox & Coddington)
vector quantization
volume rendering
Algorithms:
adaptive mesh method
Barnes-Hut algorithm
block truncated Newton method
conjugate gradient method
fast multipole algorithm
grid method
UF grid based application
iterative method
Levenberg-Marquardt method
Metropolis algorithm
multidirectional search
multigrid method
parallel direct search
particle in cell method
particle mesh method
simulated annealing
trust region Newton method
variable metric method
Data structures:
distributed array
structured grid
UF regular grid
unstructured grid
UF irregular grid
Function:
animation
data analysis
data visualization
particle data visualization
volume visualization
error analysis
execution analysis
debugging
parallel debugging
execution monitoring
trace file generation
execution trace visualization
job scheduling
load balancing
mesh generation
UF grid generation
metacomputing
partitioning
data partitioning
UF domain decomposition
UF data distribution
tiling
task partitioning
UF work distribution
performance analysis
performance monitoring
performance tuning
performance visualization
resource allocation
static resource allocation
dynamic resource allocation
processor allocation
simulation
software development
sorting
source code analysis
dependence analysis
source code restructuring
synchronization
barrier synchronization
process synchronization
visual programming
Resource type:
archive
historical archive
benchmark
application library
parallel application library
application program
communication library
message passing library
MPI
compiler
parallel compiler
parallelizing compiler
compiler generator
domain specific language
emulator
example program
functional language
operating system
parallel operating system
programming language
parallel programming language
HPF
numerical library
parallel numerical library
object library
parallel programming environment
cluster computing environment
parallel programming library
parallel processing tool
routine
numerical routine
runtime system
parallel runtime system
template
Architecture:
sequential architecture
parallel architecture
multiprocessor
SIMD machine
MIMD machine
distributed memory multiprocessor
processor array machine
USE distributed memory multiprocessor; SIMD machine
shared memory multiprocessor
virtual shared memory
vectorprocessor
machine cluster
workstation cluster
massively parallel multiprocessor
Properties: (of what?)
architecture dependence
architecture independence
UF portability
coarse grain parallelism
data locality
data parallelism
fault tolerance
fine grain parallelism
nonuniform memory access
UF NUMA
parallel processing (INSPEC)
task parallelism
UF functional parallelism
UF thread parallelism