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An Element-Based Concurrent Partitioner for Unstructured Finite Element Meshes

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dc.contributor.author Ding, Hong Q. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ferraro, Robert D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-29T23:34:19Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-29T23:34:19Z
dc.date.issued 1996-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Honolulu, Hawaii, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-0177 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/23856
dc.description.abstract A concurrent partitioner for partitioning unstructured finite element meshes on distributed memory architectures is developed. The partitioner uses an element-based partitioning strategy. Its main advantage over the more conventional node-based partitioning strategy is its modular programming approach to the development of parallel applications. The partitioner first partitions element centroids using a recursive inertial bisection algorithm. Elements and nodes then migrate according to the partitioned centroids, using a data request communication template for unpredictable incoming messages. Our scalable implementation is contrasted to a non-scalable implementation which is a straightforward parallelization of a sequential partitioner. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other concurrent partitioner finite element meshes distributed memory architectures element-based partitioning node-based partitioning en_US
dc.title An Element-Based Concurrent Partitioner for Unstructured Finite Element Meshes en_US


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