Three Future Technologies Group members recently presented 'Automated Characterization of Parallel Application Communication Patterns' at the 24th International ACM Symposium on High-Performance and Distributed Computing (HPDC'15) in Portland, Oregon in June, 2015. The paper describes an approach that uses automated search and a library of communication patterns to identify and parameterize a collection of patterns that best explains an MPI application's observed communication behavior. Philip Roth presented the work on behalf of his co-authors, Jeremy Meredith and Jeffrey Vetter.
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24 Apr 2015 – This week, at the Exascale Application and Software Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, the audience voted the FTG presentation on performance modeling as the conference’s Best Presentation. Jeffrey Vetter presented ‘Exploring Emerging Technologies in the Extreme Scale HPC Co-Design Space with Holistic Performance Modeling’ that discusses the importance of using performance modeling in the design of upcoming Extreme Scale platforms. The award was presented at the conference banquet at the The Royal College of Surgeons.