A Massive Parallel Fast Marching Method

  • Petr KotasEmail author
  • Roberto Croce
  • Valentina Poletti
  • Vit Vondrak
  • Rolf Krause
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 104)


In this paper we present a novel technique based on domain decomposition which enables us to perform the fast marching method (FMM) [4] on massive parallel high performance computers (HPC) for given triangulated geometries. The FMM is a widely used numerical method and one of the fastest serial state-of-the-art techniques for computing the solution to the Eikonal equation.


Parallel Algorithm Domain Decomposition Eikonal Equation Signed Distance Function High Performance Computer 
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This result/work/publication was supported by the European Regional Development Fund in the IT4Innovations Centre of Excellence project (CZ.1.05/1.1.00/02.0070) and the project of major infrastructures for research, development and innovation of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports with reg. num. LM2011033.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petr Kotas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Roberto Croce
    • 2
  • Valentina Poletti
    • 2
  • Vit Vondrak
    • 1
  • Rolf Krause
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsVSB-Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Institute of Computational ScienceUniversity of LuganoLuganoSwitzerland

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