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  1. [Illinois] Multigrid Methods Conference

    04 Feb 2016 | Workshops

    HIGHLIGHTED TOPICS Uncertainty Quantification Optimization and Inverse Problems Data Mining, Large Graphs, and Markov Chains Nonsymmetric and Indefinite Problems Krylov...

  2. [Illinois] Nanotechnology meets Biology in the Cancer Cell: Applications in Medicine, Drug Delivery, and Determining Drug Efficacy

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mostafa El-Sayed

    Dr. Mostafa El-Sayed received his B.Sc. from Ain Shams University in Cairo; and Ph.D. from Florida State University. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale University, Harvard University and the...

  3. [Illinois] A Massively Parallel Semicoarsening Multigrid for 3D Reservoir Simulation on Multi-core and Multi-GPU 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...

  4. [Illinois] 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 curl-rot and grad-div...

  5. [Illinois] Least-Squares Finite Element Method and Nested Iteration for Electromagnetic Two-Fluid Plasma Models

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christopher Leibs

    Efforts are currently being directed towards a fully implicit, electromagnetic, JFNK-based solver, motivating the necessity of developing a fluid-based, electromagnetic, preconditioning strategy...

  6. [Illinois] A Multigrid Method for the Self-Adjoint Angular Flux Form of the Radiation-Transport Equation Based on Cellwise Block Jacobi Iteration

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffrey Densmore

    Cellwise block Jacobi iteration is a technique for radiation-transport calculations in which the angular flux for all directions is solved for simultaneously within a spatial cell with the angular...

  7. [Illinois] Understanding the Propagation of Silent Data Corruption in Algebraic Multigrid

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jon Calhoun

    Sparse linear solvers from a fundamental kernel in high performance computing (HPC). Exascale systems are expected to be more complex than systems of today being composed of thousands of...

  8. [Illinois] 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 many-integrated core (MIC) architecture typically require a careful,...

  9. [Illinois] Monolithic Multigrid Methods for Coupled Multi-Physics Problems

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Scott Maclachlan

    While block-diagonal and approximate block-factorization preconditioners are often considered for coupled problems, monolithic approaches can offer improved performance, particularly when the...

  10. [Illinois] 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...

  11. [Illinois] Geometric Multigrid for MHD Simulations with Nedelec Finite Elements on Tetrahedral Grids

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chris Hansen

    The Magneto-HydroDynamic (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...

  12. [Illinois] Parallel Multigrid Preconditioner Based on Automatic 3D Tetradedric Meshes

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Frederic Vi

    Multigrid methods are efficient for solving large sparse linear systems. Geometric (GMG) and Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) have both their own benefits and limitations. Combining the simplicity of AMG...

  13. [Illinois] HPGMG: Benchmarking Computers Using Multigrid

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jed Brown

    HPGMG ( is a geometric multigrid benchmark designed to measure the performance and versatility of computers. For a benchmark to be representative of applications, good...

  14. [Illinois] 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 free-space, time-harmonic scalar wave equation given...

  15. [Illinois] Support Graph Smoothing Techniques

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alyson Fox

    Many tasks in large-scale network analysis and simulation require efficient approximation of the solution to the linear system $ Lx=b$, where $ L$ is a graph Laplacian. However, due to the large...

  16. [Illinois] Task-Graph and Functional Programming Models: The New Paradigm

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ben Bergen

    The Message Passing Interface (MPI) is an example of a distributed-memory communication model that has served us well through the CISC processor era. However, because of MPI's low-level...

  17. [Illinois] 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...

  18. [Illinois] Compatible Relaxation Based Geometric-Algebraic Multigrid

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Fei Cao

    We develop compatible relaxation algorithms for smoothed aggregation-based multigrid coarsening. In the proposed method, we use the geometry of the given discrete problem on the finest level to...

  19. [Illinois] Hub Snub: Removing Vertices with High Degree from Coarse-grid 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 ill-conditioned nature of the systems, obtaining solutions with standard...

  20. [Illinois] On the Preconditioning of a High-Order RDG-based All-Speed Navier-Stokes Solver

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Weston

    We investigate the preconditioning of an all-speed Navier-Stokes solver, based on the orthogonal-basis Reconstructed Discontinuous Galerkin (RDG) space discretization, and integrated using a..., a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.