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Validation of the Rice Parallel Processing Testbed using sorting algorithms (Rice University, Texas)

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dc.contributor.advisor Jump, J. Robert
dc.creator Ingels, Stephen Clark
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-04T00:18:36Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-04T00:18:36Z
dc.date.issued 1989
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/13367
dc.description.abstract The Rice Parallel Processing Testbed (RPPT) is software package for simulating the execution of parallel computers. The RPPT employs execution driven simulation to perform simulation efficiently. In this thesis, the demonstration that the RPPT is accurate is made by comparing the performance of programs run on real parallel computers to the performance predicted by the corresponding simulations. A distributed quicksort and the Global Distribution Local Sort algorithm are each implemented for the Intel iPSC 16 node hypercube and for a system of 7 Sun 3 workstations connected by a local area network and running the V-System. Error of the corresponding simulations is generally less than 20%. Explanations for discrepancies and suggestions for reducing error are presented.
dc.format.extent 79 p.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Computer Science
Engineering, Electronics and Electrical
dc.title Validation of the Rice Parallel Processing Testbed using sorting algorithms (Rice University, Texas)
dc.type.genre Thesis
dc.type.material Text
thesis.degree.department Computer Science
thesis.degree.discipline Engineering
thesis.degree.grantor Rice University
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.name Master of Science
dc.identifier.citation Ingels, Stephen Clark. (1989) "Validation of the Rice Parallel Processing Testbed using sorting algorithms (Rice University, Texas)." Masters Thesis, Rice University. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/13367.

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