http://www.dagstuhl.de/09061

February 1st – February 6th 2009, Dagstuhl Seminar 09061

Combinatorial Scientific Computing

Organizers

Uwe Naumann (RWTH Aachen, DE)
Olaf Schenk (Universität Basel, CH)
Horst D. Simon (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US)
Sivan Toledo (Tel Aviv University, IL)


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Documents

Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings DROPS
List of Participants
Dagstuhl's Impact: Documents available

Press Review

Topics

  • high-performance scientific computing
  • graphs, hypergraphs, and combinatorics
  • algorithms and complexity
  • large-scale optimization

Summary

The activities of the seminar focused on combinatorial issues in high-performance scientific computing. The activities included:

  • eight one-hour invited talks
  • thirteen 20-minute contributed talks by participants from seven countries
  • six software tutorials
  • three round table discussions

Participants also enjoyed one of two recreational activities in a free afternoon (a long hike or a trip to Trier). As usual in Dagstuhl seminars, participants also engaged in lively informal professional (and personal) discussions during breaks, at meal times, and late into the night in the cafeteria / the wine cellar.

Two of the organizers, Uwe Naumann and Olaf Schenk, are working on a proposal to CRC Press for publication of a special collection of articles on Combinatorial Scientic Computing in their Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science series. The purpose of the book is to provide the rst collection of references for a diverse community of researcher working in different aspects in the exiting field of CSC. The content is strongly motivated by this seminar including survey articles as well as tutorial-style software guides. Potential readers include graduate students, young researcher, scientists in mid-career, and senior investigators from both academia and industry. Some are experts on graph combinatorial aspects, some are focusing on theoretical analysis, and some are more directed towards software development and concrete applications. Outreach into areas of science and engineering that face similar combinatorial problems as the CSC community is a major objective.

Classification

  • Modelling / Simulation
  • Data Structures / Algorithms / Complexity
  • Optimization / Scheduling
  • Programming Languages / Compiler
  • Combinatorial Scientific Computing

Keywords

  • Graphs
  • Combinatorics
  • High-performance scientific computing

Book exhibition

Books from the participants of the current Seminar 

Book exhibition in the library, 1st floor, during the seminar week.

Documentation

In the series Dagstuhl Reports each Dagstuhl Seminar and Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop is documented. The seminar organizers, in cooperation with the collector, prepare a report that includes contributions from the participants' talks together with a summary of the seminar.

 

Download overview leaflet (PDF).

Publications

Furthermore, a comprehensive peer-reviewed collection of research papers can be published in the series Dagstuhl Follow-Ups.

Dagstuhl's Impact

Please inform us when a publication was published as a result from your seminar. These publications are listed in the category Dagstuhl's Impact and are presented on a special shelf on the ground floor of the library.