## On Partitioning Dynamic Adaptive Grid Hierarchies (1996)

Venue: | Proceedings of the 29th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences |

Citations: | 74 - 22 self |

### BibTeX

@INPROCEEDINGS{Parashar96onpartitioning,

author = {Manish Parashar and James C. Browne},

title = {On Partitioning Dynamic Adaptive Grid Hierarchies},

booktitle = {Proceedings of the 29th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},

year = {1996},

pages = {604--613}

}

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### Abstract

This paper presents a computationally efficient runtime partitioning and load-balancing scheme for the Distributed Adaptive Grid Hierarchies that underlie adaptive mesh-refinement methods. The partitioning scheme yields an efficient parallel computational structure that maintains locality to reduce communications. Further, it enables dynamic re-partitioning and loadbalancing of the adaptive grid hierarchy to be performed cost-effectively. The run-time partitioning support presented has been implemented within the framework of a data-management infrastructure supporting dynamic distributed data-structures for parallel adaptive numerical techniques. This infrastructure is the foundational layer of a computational toolkit for the Binary Black-Hole NSF Grand Challenge project. 1 Introduction Dynamically adaptive methods for the solution of partial differential equations that employ locally optimal approximations can yield highly advantageous ratios for cost/accuracy when compared to metho...

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