International Workshop on Javatm for Parallel and Distributed Computing

Held in conjunction with  the
13th International Parallel Processing Symposium 
10th Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing 
(IPPS/SPDP 1999) 
(April 12-16, 1999, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA) 

Monday, April 12, 1999

Preliminary Program

9H00Beginning of workshop
9H00 Welcome, Opening Remarks and Overview of the Workshop
Serge Chaumette
9H30 Session 1: Optimizations in Distributed Object Computing

More Efficient Object Serialization
Michael Philippsen and Bernhard Haumacher

A Customizable Implementation of RMI for High Performance Computing
Fabian Breg and Dennis Gannon
11H00 Session 2: Models and Libraries for Distribution

mpiJava: An Object-Oriented Java interface to MPI
Mark Baker, Bryan Carpenter, Geoffrey Fox , Sung Hoon Ko and Sang Lim

An Adaptive and Fault-tolerant Implementation of BSP for Java-based Volunteer Computing Systems
Luis F. G. Sarmenta
14H00 Session 3: Metacomputing Environements and Principles

High Performance Computing for the Masses
Mark Clement, Quinn Snell, Glenn Judd

Process networks as a high-level notation for metacomputing
Darren WEBB, Andrew L WENDELBORN, and Kevin J MACIUNAS

Developing parallel applications using the JavaPorts environment
Demetris Galatopoullos and Elias S. Manolakos
16H00 Special Session

Presentation and Objectives of the JavaGrande Forum
Geoffrey Fox

Technical presentations from the JavaGrande Numerics Working Group
Jose Moreira (Watson/IBM)
17H00Open discussions
18H00End of workshop