Some Aspects of Parallel Postprocessing for Numerical Simulation

  • Matthias Pester
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 52)


The topics discussed in this paper are closely connected to the development of parallel finite element algorithms and software based on domain decomposition [1, 2]. Numerical simulation on parallel computers generally produces data in large quantities being kept in the distributed memory. Traditional methods of postprocessing by storing all data and processing the files with other special software in order to obtain nice pictures may easily fail due to the amount of memory and time required.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Pester
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  1. 1.Fakultät für MathematikTechnische Universität ChemnitzChemnitzGermany

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