Gridification of a Radiotherapy Dose Computation Application with the XtremWeb-CH Environment

  • Nabil Abdennhader
  • Mohamed Ben Belgacem
  • Raphaël Couturier
  • David Laiymani
  • Sébastien Miquée
  • Marko Niinimaki
  • Marc Sauget
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6646)


This paper presents the design and the evaluation of the gridification of a radiotherapy dose computation application. Due to the inherent characteristics of the application and its execution, we choose the architectural context of volunteer computing. For this, we used the XtremWeb-CH environment. Experiments were conducted on a real volunteer computing testbed and show good speed-ups and very acceptable platform overhead, letting XtremWeb-CH be a good candidate for deploying parallel applications over a volunteer computing environment.


Message Passing Interface Local Cluster Parallel Application Cluster Computing Global Dataset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nabil Abdennhader
    • 1
  • Mohamed Ben Belgacem
    • 1
  • Raphaël Couturier
    • 2
  • David Laiymani
    • 2
  • Sébastien Miquée
    • 2
  • Marko Niinimaki
    • 1
  • Marc Sauget
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland, hepia GenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.IUT Belfort-MontbéliardLaboratoire d’Informatique de l’université de Franche-ComtéBelfortFrance
  3. 3.FEMTO-ST, ENISYS/IRMAMontbéliardFrance

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