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A Systolic Algorithm for the Factorisation of Matrices Arising in the Field of Hydrodynamics

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Martin Downie, Professor Grant Hearn, Professor Chris Phillips


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Systolic algorithms often present an attractive parallel programming paradigm. However, the unavailability of specialised hardware for efficient implementation means that such algorithms are often dismissed as being of theoretical interest only. In this paper we report on experience with implementing a systolic algorithm for matrix factorisation and present a modified version that is expected to lead to acceptable performance on a distributed memory multicomputer. The origin of the problem that generates the full complex matrix in the first place is in the field of hydrodynamics.

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Author(s): Seo S-G, Downie MJ, Hearn GE, Phillips C

Editor(s): Palma, J.M.L.M., Dongarra, J., Hernandez, V

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 3rd International Conference on Vector and Parallel Processing (VECPAR)

Year of Conference: 1999

Pages: 355-364

ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)

Publisher: Springer-Verlag


DOI: 10.1007/10703040_27

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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science

ISBN: 9783540662280