Characterising effective resource analyses for parallel and distributed coordination

Trinder, P.W. , Cole, M., Loidl, H.W. and Michaelson, G. (2010) Characterising effective resource analyses for parallel and distributed coordination. In: van Eekelen, M. and Shkaravska, O. (eds.) Foundational and Practical Aspects of Resource Analysis: First International Workshop, FOPARA 2009, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 6, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. Series: Lecture notes in computer science, 6324. Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 67-83. ISBN 9783642153303 (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15331-0_5)

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Abstract

<p>An important application of resource analysis is to improve the performance of parallel and distributed programs. In this context key resources are time, space and communication. Given the spectrum of cost models and associated analysis techniques available, what combination should be selected for a specific parallel or distributed context?</p> <p>We address the question as follows. We outline a continuum of coordination cost models and a range of analysis techniques. We consider six representative parallel/distributed applications of resource analysis techniques, and aim to extract general principles governing why the combination of techniques is effective in its context.</p>

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Trinder, Professor Phil
Authors: Trinder, P.W., Cole, M., Loidl, H.W., and Michaelson, G.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0302-9743
ISBN:9783642153303

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