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An Advanced User Interface Approach for Complex Parameter Study Process Specification on the Information Power Grid

  • Maurice Yarrow
  • Karen M. McCann
  • Rupak Biswas
  • Rob F. Van der Wijngaart
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1971)

Abstract

The creation of parameter study suites has recently become a more challenging problem as the parameter studies have become multi-tiered and the computational environment has become a supercomputer grid. The parameter spaces are vast, the individual problem sizes are getting larger, and researchers are seeking to combine several successive stages of parameterization and computation. Simultaneously, grid-based computing offers immense resource opportunities but at the expense of great difficulty of use. We present ILab, an advanced graphical user interface approach to this problem. Our novel strategy stresses intuitive visual design tools for parameter study creation and complex process specification, and also offers programming-free access to grid-based supercomputer resources and process automation.

Keywords

Graphical User Interface Parameter Study Shell Script Aerospace Vehicle Solver Solver 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Yarrow
    • 1
  • Karen M. McCann
    • 1
  • Rupak Biswas
    • 1
  • Rob F. Van der Wijngaart
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Ames Research CenterComputer Sciences CorporationMoffett FieldUSA

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