
Preconditioning for DivergenceConforming Discretizations of the Stokes Equations
07 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Thomas Benson
Recent years have seen renewed interest in the numerical solution of the Stokes Equations. Of particular interest is the use of infsup stable pairs of finite elements for which weak enforcement...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23538

Range Decomposition: A Low Communication Algorithm for Solving PDEs on Massively Parallel Machines
07 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Tom Manteuffel
The Range Decomposition (RD) algorithm uses nested iteration and adaptive mesh refinement locally before performing a global communication step. Only several such steps are observed to be...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23540

A Fast Multigrid Approach for Solving the Helmholtz Equation with a Point Source
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Eran Treister
Solving the discretized Helmholtz equations with high wave numbers in large dimensions is a challenging task. However, in many scenarios, the solution of these equations is required for a point...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23504

A Massively Parallel Semicoarsening Multigrid for 3D Reservoir Simulation on Multicore and MultiGPU Architectures
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Abdulrahman Manea
In this work, we have designed and implemented a massively parallel version of the Semicoarsening Black Box Multigrid Solver [1], which is capable of handling highly heterogeneous and anisotropic...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23474

A Multigrid Method for the SelfAdjoint Angular Flux Form of the RadiationTransport Equation Based on Cellwise Block Jacobi Iteration
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jeffrey Densmore
Cellwise block Jacobi iteration is a technique for radiationtransport calculations in which the angular flux for all directions is solved for simultaneously within a spatial cell with the angular...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23481

A Performance Comparison of Algebraic Multigrid Preconditioners on GPUs and MIC
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Karl Rupp
Algebraic multigrid (AMG) preconditioners for accelerators such as graphics processing units (GPUs) and Intel's manyintegrated core (MIC) architecture typically require a careful,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23485

A Scalable Algorithm for Inverse Medium Problems with Multiple Sources
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Keith Kelly
We consider the problem of acoustic scattering as described by the freespace, timeharmonic scalar wave equation given by (0.1) along with radiation boundary conditions. Here, is a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23498

Application of Multigrid Techniques to Magnetic and Electromagnetic Systems
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Benjamin Cowan
We discuss the use of multigrid techniques for several novel systems related to electromagnetics. One of these is the magnetostatic problem, in which systems can involve highly anisotropic and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23489

Compatible Relaxation Based GeometricAlgebraic Multigrid
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Fei Cao
We develop compatible relaxation algorithms for smoothed aggregationbased multigrid coarsening. In the proposed method, we use the geometry of the given discrete problem on the finest level to...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23506

Discretization of Elliptic Differential Equations Using Sparse Grids and Prewavelets
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christoph Pflaum
Sparse grids can be used to discretize second order elliptic differential equations on a ddimensional cube. Using Galerkin discretization, we obtain a linear equation system...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23520

Geometric Multigrid for MHD Simulations with Nedelec Finite Elements on Tetrahedral Grids
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Chris Hansen
The MagnetoHydroDynamic (MHD) model is used extensively to simulate macroscopic plasma dynamics in Magnetic Confinement Fusion (MCF) devices. In these simulations, the span of time scales from...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23491

High Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification via Multilevel Monte Carlo
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Hillary Fairbanks
Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) has been shown to be a cost effective way to compute moments of desired quantities of interest in stochastic partial differential equations when the uncertainty in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23522

HPGMG: Benchmarking Computers Using Multigrid
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jed Brown
HPGMG (https://hpgmg.org) is a geometric multigrid benchmark designed to measure the performance and versatility of computers. For a benchmark to be representative of applications, good...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23495

Hub Snub: Removing Vertices with High Degree from Coarsegrid Correction
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Geoffry Sanders
Network scientists often employ numerical solutions to linear systems as subroutines of data mining algorithms. Due to the illconditioned nature of the systems, obtaining solutions with standard...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23508

Is the Ideal Approximation Operator Always "Ideal" for a Particular C/F Splitting?
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Erin Molloy
Given a coarse grid, the ideal prolongation operator is defined by , where the weight matrix, , interpolates a set of fine grid variable (points) from a set of coarse grid...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23512

LeastSquares Finite Element Method and Nested Iteration for Electromagnetic TwoFluid Plasma Models
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher Leibs
Efforts are currently being directed towards a fully implicit, electromagnetic, JFNKbased solver, motivating the necessity of developing a fluidbased, electromagnetic, preconditioning strategy...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23478

Monolithic Multigrid Methods for Coupled MultiPhysics Problems
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Scott Maclachlan
While blockdiagonal and approximate blockfactorization preconditioners are often considered for coupled problems, monolithic approaches can offer improved performance, particularly when the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23487

Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Uncertainty Quantification in Subsurface Flow
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Christian Ketelsen
The multilevel Monte Carlo method has been shown to be an effective variance reduction technique for quantifying uncertainty in subsurface flow simulations when the random conductivity field can...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23518

On the Design of a Finite Element Multigrid Solver for Mimetic Finite Difference Schemes
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Carmen Rodrigo
The focus of this work is to study the relation between mimetic finite difference schemes on triangular grids and some finite element methods for two model problems based on curlrot and graddiv...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23476

On the Preconditioning of a HighOrder RDGbased AllSpeed NavierStokes Solver
04 Feb 2016  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Brian Weston
We investigate the preconditioning of an allspeed NavierStokes solver, based on the orthogonalbasis Reconstructed Discontinuous Galerkin (RDG) space discretization, and integrated using a...
http://nanohub.org/resources/23510