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Sponsored by

National Center for Supercomputing Applications University of Manchester OpenFPGA
These sponsors are members of OpenFPGA

RSSI Corporate Sponsors

Altera AMD Cray Intel Mitrionics Nallatech SGI SRC Xilinx

Planning Committee

NCSA
Trish Barker
Jennie File
Volodymyr Kindratenko
Rob Pennington
David Raila
Deanna Spivey
Craig Steffen
Susan Vinson
Bob Wilhelmson

Ohio Supercomputer Center
Eric Stahlberg
Kevin Wohlever

University of Manchester
Mike Pettipher

Technical Program Committee

NCSA
Volodymyr Kindratenko
Rob Pennington
David Raila
Craig Steffen

Ohio Supercomputer Center
Eric Stahlberg
Kevin Wohlever

University of Manchester
Mike Pettipher

University of South Carolina
Duncan Buell

Paper Reviewers

Boston University
Martin Herbordt

Clemson University
Melissa Smith

The George Washington University
Mohamed Taher

Los Alamos National Laboratories
Justin Tripp

McGill University
Warren Gross

NCSA
Volodymyr Kindratenko
John Larson
David Raila
Craig Steffen

Northeastern University
Miriam Leeser

Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Sadaf Alam

Ohio Supercomputer Center
Eric Stahlberg
Kevin Wohlever

Sandia National Laboratories
K. Scott Hemmert
Keith Underwood

University of Alabama in Huntsville
B. Earl Wells

University of California, Los Angeles
Dong-U Lee

University of California, Riverside
Walid Najjar

University College Cork
Liam Marnane

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Arindam Mukherjee
Ronald Sass

University of South Carolina
Duncan Buell

University of Southern California
Ronald Scrofano
Ling Zhuo

University of Tennessee
Gregory Peterson

University of Toronto
Paul Chow

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Katherine Compton

Villanova University
Xiaofang Wang

Virginia Tech
Cameron Patterson

Proceedings of the Third Annual Reconfigurable Systems Summer Institute (RSSI'07)

July 17-20, 2007

National Center for Supercomputing Applications
1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, Illinois

Wednesday, July 18
RSSI Opening
Chair: Rob Pennington, NCSA
Rob Pennington, Deputy Director, NCSA
Thom Dunning, Director, NCSA
Melanie Loots, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Illinois

Keynote Address: Reconfigurable Computing: From Satellites to Supercomputers
Prof. Alan George, Director of NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC)
Technology
Chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA

"FPGA based HPC, the road beyond processors"
Jeff Mason, Xilinx

Exhibitor presentations:
  • Impulse: "Accelerating HPC Applications Using Impulse C," David Pellerin
  • CebaTech: "A New Electronic System Level Methodology for Complex Chip Designs," Chad Spackman
  • DRC: "Acceleration technologies for high-performance computing," Giang Le
  • XtremeData: Ravi Chandran
  • Pico Computing: Robert Trout
Technology
Chair: Eric Stahlberg, Ohio Supercomputer Center

"Designing and Using FPGAs for Double Precision Floating Point Math"
Martin Langhammer, Altera

"LAN Acceleration"
David Mayhew, AMD

"Accelerators in Cray's Adaptive Supercomputing"
Dave Strenski, Cray
Applications
Chair: Craig Steffen, NCSA

Maxwell—a 64 FPGA Supercomputer
Rob Baxter, Stephen Booth, Mark Bull, Geoff Cawood, James Perry, Mark Parsons, Alan Simpson, Arthur Trew, Andrew McCormick, Graham Smart, Ronnie Smart, Allan Cantle, Richard Chamberlain, Gildas Genest

Hardware acceleration of a Quantum Monte Carlo application
Akila Gothandaraman, G. Lee Warren, Gregory D. Peterson, Robert J. Harrison

A High Performance FPGA-Based Accelerator for BLAS Library Implementation
Sébastien Rousseaux, Damien Hubaux, Pierre Guisset, Jean-Didier Legat

Dynamic load-balancing on multi-FPGA systems: a case study
Volodymyr V. Kindratenko, Robert J. Brunner, Adam D. Myers
Poster Session
Two Electrons Integrals Acceleration with Double Precision exp() Hardware Module
Maciej Wielgosz, Marcin Pietron, Ernest Jamro, Pawel Russek, Kazimierz Wiatr

Angular Power Spectrum Estimation using High Performance Reconfigurable Computing
Brett Hayes, Robert Brunner, Volodymyr Kindratenko

Accelerating Genome Sequencing 100X with FPGAs
Olaf O. Storaasli, Dave Strenski

SRC-6 Implementation of Contrast Agent Flow and Diffusion Model for Macromolecules in Tumors
David Meixner, Nicholas Szrama, Michael Aref, Volodymyr Kindratenko

An Attempt at Face Detection on an SRC-6
David Meixner, Volodymyr Kindratenko

Hardware Accelerated Scalable Parallel Random Number Generators
JunKyu Lee, Gregory D. Peterson, Robert J. Harrison

Hardware Acceleration of the 3D Discrete Element Method
Depeng Yang, Akila Gothandaraman, Junqing Sun, Gregory D. Peterson

Radio Astronomy Signal Processing for Pulsar Searching using High Performance Reconfigurable Computers
Don Backer, Peter McMahon, Joeri van Leeuwen, Dan Werthimer

Performance Analysis of SGI RASC RC100 Blade on 1-D DWT
Abhishek Mitra, Walid Najjar, Ge Yao

Exploring Reconfigurable Technologies for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Craig Steffen

Visions for Application Development on Hybrid Computing Systems
Roger D. Chamberlain, Joseph Lancaster, Ron K. Cytron

An Automated Micro-architecture Design Tool for FPGAs
Matthew Areno, Brandon Eames, Aravind Dasu
Thursday, July 19
Technology
Chair: Craig Steffen, NCSA

"Why FPGA's will win the Accelerator Battle: Building Computers that Minimize Data Movement"
Allan Cantle, Nallatech

"Intel® QuickAssist Technology Enabled FSB-FPGA Application Accelerators"
Avinash Palaniswamy, Intel

"SRC 2007 and Beyond"
Jon Huppenthal, SRC Computers
Libraries
Chair: David Raila, NCSA

OpenFPGA CoreLib Core Library Interoperability Effort
M. Wirthlin, D. Poznanovic, P. Sundararajan, A. Coppola, D. Pellerin, W. Najjar, R. Bruce, M. Babst, O. Pritchard, P. Palazzari, G. Kuzmanov

Molecular Simulations with Hardware Accelerators: A Portable Interface Definition for FPGA Supported Acceleration
Eric Stahlberg, Daryl Popig, Debbi Ryle, Thomas Steinke, Michael Babst, Mohamed Taher, Kelly Anderson

Portable Library Development for Reconfigurable Computing Systems
Proshanta Saha, Esam El-Araby, Miaoqing Huang, Mohamed Taher, Tarek El-Ghazawi, Chang Shu, Kris Gaj, Alan Michalski, Duncan Buell

An Elementary Transcendental Function Core Library for Reconfigurable Computing
Robin Bruce, Malachy Devlin, Stephen Marshall
Applications
Chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA

"Open source porting of NCBI BLAST to the SGI RC100 with the Mitrion Virtual Processor"
Stefan Möhl, Mitrionics

"FPGA acceleration for production use"
Matthias Fouquet-Lapar, SGI

Mercury BLASTN: Faster DNA Sequence Comparison Using a Streaming Hardware Architecture
Jeremy D. Buhler, Joseph M. Lancaster, Arpith C. Jacob, Roger D. Chamberlain
Friday, July 20
Applications
Chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA

High Performance Molecular Dynamics Simulations with FPGA Coprocessors
Yongfeng Gu, Martin C. Herbordt

Compiled Code Acceleration of NAMD on FPGAs
Jason Villarreal, John Cortes, Walid A. Najjar

Mapping Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication on FPGAs
Junqing Sun, Gregory Peterson, Olaf Storaasli

Exploring Accelerating Science Applications with FPGAs
Olaf O. Storaasli, Dave Strenski

 

Questions? Contact ask@rssi2008.org. RSSI is organized by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the University of Manchester, the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing, and OpenFPGA.


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