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Title: VTK-m: Accelerating the Visualization Toolkit for Massively Threaded Architectures

Execution on massively threaded processors is one of the most critical challenges for high-performance computing (HPC) scientific visualization. Of the many fundamental changes we are seeing in HPC systems, one of the most profound is a reliance on new processor types optimized for execution bandwidth over latency hiding. Moreover, our current production scientific visualization software is not designed for these new types of architectures. In order to address this issue, the VTK-m framework serves as a container for algorithms, provides flexible data representation, and simplifies the design of visualization algorithms on new and future computer architecture.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [2] ;  [4] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [6] ;  [7] ;  [5] ;  [8] ;  [9] ;  [10] ;  [10]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  5. Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (United States)
  6. Intel, Santa Clara, CA (United States)
  7. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
  8. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  9. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
  10. Kitware, Clifton Park, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1257810
Report Number(s):
SAND2016--1719J
Journal ID: ISSN 0272-1716; 619843
Grant/Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 36; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0272-1716
Publisher:
IEEE
Research Org:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING