SEARCH_MPI
Parallel Search for Integer so that F(J) = C


SEARCH_MPI is a C program which searches integers between A and B for a value J such that F(J) = C, using the MPI parallel programming environment.

For the particular example considered here, the solution will be F(1,674,924,981) = 45.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

SEARCH_MPI is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN77 version and a FORTRAN90 version and a PYTHON version.

Related Data and Programs:

COMMUNICATOR_MPI, a C program which creates new communicators involving a subset of initial set of MPI processes in the default communicator MPI_COMM_WORLD.

HEAT_MPI, a C program which solves the 1D Time Dependent Heat Equation using MPI.

HELLO_MPI, a C program which prints out "Hello, world!" using the MPI parallel programming environment.

MOAB, examples which illustrate the use of the MOAB job scheduler for a computer cluster.

MPI, C programs which illustrate the use of the MPI application program interface for carrying out parallel computatioins in a distributed memory environment.

MULTITASK_MPI, a C program which demonstrates how to multitask, that is, to execute several unrelated and distinct tasks simultaneously, using MPI for parallel execution.

POISSON_MPI, a C program which computes a solution to the Poisson equation in a rectangle, using the Jacobi iteration to solve the linear system, and MPI to carry out the Jacobi iteration in parallel.

PRIME_MPI, a C program which counts the number of primes between 1 and N, using MPI for parallel execution.

QUAD_MPI, a C program which approximates an integral using a quadrature rule, and carries out the computation in parallel using MPI.

RANDOM_MPI, a C program which demonstrates one way to generate the same sequence of random numbers for both sequential execution and parallel execution under MPI.

RING_MPI, a C program which uses the MPI parallel programming environment, and measures the time necessary to copy a set of data around a ring of processes.

SATISFY_MPI, a C program which demonstrates, for a particular circuit, an exhaustive search for solutions of the circuit satisfiability problem, using MPI to carry out the calculation in parallel.

SEARCH_SERIAL, a C program which searches integers between A and B for a value J such that F(J) = C, intended as a starting point for the creation of a parallel version.

WAVE_MPI, a C program which uses finite differences and MPI to estimate a solution to the wave equation.

Reference:

  1. William Gropp, Steven Huss-Lederman, Andrew Lumsdaine, Ewing Lusk, Bill Nitzberg, William Saphir, Marc Snir,
    MPI: The Complete Reference,
    Volume II: The MPI-2 Extensions,
    Second Edition,
    MIT Press, 1998.
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    Using MPI: Portable Parallel Programming with the Message-Passing Interface,
    Second Edition,
    MIT Press, 1999,
    ISBN: 0262571323.
  3. William Gropp, Ewing Lusk, Rajiv Thakur,
    Using MPI-2: Advanced Features of the Message-Passing Interface,
    Second Edition,
    MIT Press, 1999,
    ISBN: 0262571331.
  4. Stan Openshaw, Ian Turton,
    High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming: an Introduction for Geographers, Social Scientists, and Engineers,
    Routledge, 2000,
    ISBN: 0415156920.
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    Parallel Programming with MPI,
    Morgan Kaufman, 1996,
    ISBN: 1558603395,
    LC: QA76.642.P3.
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    Making a Supercomputer Do What You Want: High Level Tools for Parallel Programming,
    Computing in Science and Engineering,
    Volume 8, Number 5, September/October 2006, pages 70-80.
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    MPI: The Complete Reference,
    Volume I: The MPI Core,
    Second Edition,
    MIT Press, 1998,
    ISBN: 0-262-69216-3,
    LC: QA76.642.M65.
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    MPI: A Message Passing Interface Standard,
    1995,
    Available online from the MPI Forum.
  10. The Message Passing Interface Forum,
    MPI-2: Extensions to the Message Passing Interface,
    1997,
    Available online from the MPI Forum.

Source Code:

Examples and Tests:

SEARCH_FSU compiles and runs the program on the FSU HPC cluster.

SEARCH_LOCAL compiles and runs the program on the local machine.

You can go up one level to the C source codes.


Last revised on 01 November 2012.