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High-level parallel computing language
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Paper Abstract

High-level Parallel Computing language (HPCL) combines the high performance of Clusters and the easy-to-use property of high-level language Octave. A HPCL program will run concurrently in a set of virtual machines (VMs). Therefore, HPCL programs are machine independent. HPCL keeps the elegant of the current high-level languages. It only needs one additional operator @ to transfer data and commands among the VMs. HPCL is also compatible to the conventional high-level language. Any sequential high-level Octave programs can be run properly in HPCL environment without modification. The realization of HPCL is briefly introduced in this report, including the main system components, execution strategy and message transfer protocol.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5493, Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies, (16 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.553216
Show Author Affiliations
Jianfeng Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yang Yang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yan Su, National Astronomical Observatories (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5493:
Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies
Peter J. Quinn; Alan Bridger, Editor(s)

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