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Synchronization methods in parallel and distributed discrete-event simulation

Shafagh Jafer, Qi Liu, Gabriel Wainer
2013 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
for the parallel discrete-event simulations.  ...  Jafer et al. / Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 30 (2013) 54-73  ...  We discuss the main characteristics of existing synchronization methods for parallel and distributed discrete event simulation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2012.08.003 fatcat:azaynxjyingybamdj2whgo5bme

Research Challenges in Parallel and Distributed Simulation

Richard M. Fujimoto
2016 ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation  
The parallel and distributed simulation field has evolved and grown from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s and remains an active field of research to this day.  ...  environments, predictive online simulation for system management and optimization, power and energy consumption in mobile platforms and data centers, and composition of heterogeneous simulations.  ...  -13-1-0100) and comments by the anonymous referees and editors that led to improvements in this article.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2866577 fatcat:cvkjgwzlangnbpjuu52pdrlvlq

An algorithm for fully-reversible optimistic parallel simulation

M.D. Peters, C.D. Carothers
Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (IEEE Cat. No.03EX693)  
In this paper, we define a new algorithm for realizing a continuum of reverse computation-based parallel simulation systems, which enables us to relax the computing of GVT and potentially further reduces  ...  the amount of memory required to execute an optimistic simulation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is supported by an NSF CAREER Award CCR-0133488, and the DARPA Network Modeling and Simulation program.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2003.1261505 dblp:conf/wsc/PetersC03 fatcat:xrvz7wukxrdwvflbdbofk6c5yq

Parallel and Distributed Simulation: Traditional Techniques and Recent Advances

Kalyan Perumalla
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference  
This tutorial on parallel and distributed simulation systems reviews some of the traditional synchronization techniques and presents some recent advances.  ...  Accordingly, the United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable  ...  , world-wide license to publish or reproduce the published form of this manuscript, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2006.323041 dblp:conf/wsc/Perumalla06 fatcat:yahkac7prvfnjaz3i65xbk4mxu

Large-scale TCP models using optimistic parallel simulation

G. Yaun, C.D. Carothers, Shivkumar Kalyanaraman
Seventeenth Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation, 2003. (PADS 2003). Proceedings.  
For our real-world topology, we use the core AT&T US network. Our optimistic simulator yields extremely high efficiency and many of our performance runs produce zero rollbacks.  ...  In this paper, we dispel those views and demonstrate that optimistic protocols are able to efficiently simulate large-scale TCP scenarios for realistic, network topologies using a single Hyper-Threaded  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported by an NSF CAREER Award CCR-0133488, the DARPA Network Modeling and Simulation program, contract #F30602-00-2-0537 and a AT&T University Relations Program Grant  ... 
doi:10.1109/pads.2003.1207431 dblp:conf/pads/YaunCK03 fatcat:45rcp4zmy5ftpk66ona7xugs3e

Reversible discrete event formulation and optimistic parallel execution of vehicular traffic models

Srikanth B. Yoginath, Kalyan S. Perumalla
2009 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
We use a reverse computation-based optimistic execution approach to parallel execution of microscopic, vehicular-level models of traffic.  ...  Here, a parallel traffic simulation approach is presented that reduces the time for simulating emergency vehicular traffic scenarios.  ...  Accordingly, the US Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the paper for publication, acknowledges that the US Government retains a nonexclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide license to  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2009.028624 fatcat:cfbnnh5w4fff7kalkytgrdya6e

The local Time Warp approach to parallel simulation

Hassan Rajaei, Rassul Ayani, Lars-Erik Thorelli
1993 Proceedings of the seventh workshop on Parallel and distributed simulation - PADS '93  
conservative algorithms present an important class of parallel simulation schemes which in some cases outperform other conservative methods. (3) Synchronous window-based algorithms are powerful  ...  Local Time Warp is believed to be suitable for parallel machines equipped with thousands of processors and thus an appropriate candidate for simulation of large and complex systems. 1.  ...  "Speed-Up of Conservative Distributed Discrete Event Simulation Method by Speculative Computing", in Proc. of SCS Muhi-Confererrce on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Simulation, 163-166.  ... 
doi:10.1145/158459.158474 fatcat:v7gpr3pe7ncajgcofg2dbewacm

The local Time Warp approach to parallel simulation

Hassan Rajaei, Rassul Ayani, Lars-Erik Thorelli
1993 ACM SIGSIM Simulation Digest  
conservative algorithms present an important class of parallel simulation schemes which in some cases outperform other conservative methods. (3) Synchronous window-based algorithms are powerful  ...  Local Time Warp is believed to be suitable for parallel machines equipped with thousands of processors and thus an appropriate candidate for simulation of large and complex systems. 1.  ...  "Speed-Up of Conservative Distributed Discrete Event Simulation Method by Speculative Computing", in Proc. of SCS Muhi-Confererrce on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Simulation, 163-166.  ... 
doi:10.1145/174134.158474 fatcat:npuw6bfkxnh6hdxzikjoybnuce

Improving Accuracy and Performance Through Automatic Model Generation for Gate-Level Circuit PDES with Reverse Computation

Elsa J. Gonsiorowski, Justin M. LaPre, Christopher D. Carothers
2015 Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on SIGSIM-Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation - SIGSIM-PADS '15  
We start with a generic gate model for Rensselaer's Optimistic Simulation System (ROSS), a parallel discrete-event simulation framework.  ...  This generic model encompasses all functionality needed by optimistic simulation using reverse computation.  ...  ROSS performs conservative simulation using the YAWNS protocol and optimistic simulation using the Time Warp algorithm with reverse computation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2769458.2769463 dblp:conf/pads/GonsiorowskiLC15 fatcat:3gtfzehfpvgzndms3wy7pp65ya

Optimistic synchronization in HLA based distributed simulation

Xiaoguang Wang, Stephen John Turner, Malcolm Yoke, Hean Low, Boon Ping Gan
2004 Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS), Proceedings of the Workshop on  
To solve the problem of an error in the 1.3 HLA interface specification, a new time advance algorithm is proposed that can fully utilize the benefits of optimistic synchronization.  ...  build distributed simulations by linking various types of simulation models developed using best-fit COTS packages.  ...  In the optimistic approach, however, parallelism can be fully exploited.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1013329.1013350 fatcat:wpvy54azcnhkvdfgx5hroxyxea

An approach for the effective utilization of GP-GPUS in parallel combined simulation

David W. Bauer, Matthew McMahon, Ernest H. Page
2008 2008 Winter Simulation Conference  
A major challenge in the field of Modeling & Simulation is providing efficient parallel computation for a variety of algorithms.  ...  Algorithms that are described easily and computed efficiently for continuous simulation, may be complex to describe and/or efficiently execute in a discrete event context, and vice-versa.  ...  The timestamp increment function is an exponential distribution with mean equal to 1.0 (parameters 1-3). The movement function determines the destination LP for an event.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2008.4736131 dblp:conf/wsc/BauerMP08 fatcat:7exiug55sbfh5ksrizwjpyy3fe

Optimistic Synchronization in HLA-Based Distributed Simulation

Xiaoguang Wang, Stephen John Turner, Malcolm Yoke Hean Low, Boon Ping Gan
2005 Simulation (San Diego, Calif.)  
To solve the problem of an error in the 1.3 HLA interface specification, a new time advance algorithm is proposed that can fully utilize the benefits of optimistic synchronization.  ...  build distributed simulations by linking various types of simulation models developed using best-fit COTS packages.  ...  In the optimistic approach, however, parallelism can be fully exploited.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0037549705054931 fatcat:rjnsxpqezbbh7dcrjcuwbae2ny

Scalability of pseudospectral methods for geodynamo simulations

Christopher J. Davies, David Gubbins, Peter K. Jimack
2010 Concurrency and Computation  
Using a pseudospectral method, the most widely-used method for simulating the geodynamo, computational requirements needed to run simulations in an 'Earth-like' parameter regime are explored theoretically  ...  This paper assesses the scalability of a parallel, distributed memory pseudospectral code, by far the most common numerical implementation for solving the dynamo equations (5).  ...  Polarity reversals (10) require an even longer integration time.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.1593 fatcat:vpyjueaforedldn36beopibpry

PIC methods in astrophysics: Simulations of relativistic jets and kinetic physics in astrophysical systems [article]

Kenichi Nishikawa, Ioana Dutan, Christoph Köhn, Yosuke Mizuno
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we give an outlook of the future simulations of jets associated to neutron stars, black holes and their merging and discuss the future of PIC simulations in the light of petascale and exascale  ...  also for atmospheric and laser-plasma physics.  ...  Acknowledgements We appreciate Seiji Zenitani, Keita Seto, Kenji Yoshida and Bruno Giacomazzo for their critical reading and fruitful suggestions that improved the contents of this review.  ... 
arXiv:2008.02105v3 fatcat:5uttdaqnrjekbemtgaxwliafua

Performance Analysis of Blue Gene/L Using Parallel Discrete Event Simulation [chapter]

Ed Upchurch, Paul L. Springer, Maciej Brodowicz, Sharon Brunett, T. D. Gottschalk
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For a further increase in simulation performance, an optimistic parallel discrete event simulation (PDES) framework is employed.  ...  LJS is an example of a fast parallel algorithm for short range molecular dynamics applications simulating Newtonian interactions in large groups of atoms.  ...  B520721 (Applications Requirements Machine Model Simulator).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24596-4_2 fatcat:yvgpgvv3rna5rcfddirgvkh7fa
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