A Parallel Algorithm for Groundstate Search
Joan Adler and A. Berengolts
Department of Physics
Technion-IIT, 32000, Haifa, Israel.
A novel master-slave parallel algorithm for groundstate search by simulated
annealing is presented. Its main feature, the use of sequential comuunications
for updates has wider applications to other optimization methods such as ge-
netic algorithms. A discussion of communication issues for parallel algorithms
for complex, realistic algorithms is also given.