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Title: Broadcasting a message in a parallel computer

Abstract

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for broadcasting a message in a parallel computer that includes: transmitting, by the logical root to all of the nodes directly connected to the logical root, a message; and for each node except the logical root: receiving the message; if that node is the physical root, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes except the child node from which the message was received; if that node received the message from a parent node and if that node is not a leaf node, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes; and if that node received the message from a child node and if that node is not the physical root, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes except the child node from which the message was received and transmitting the message to the parent node.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083445
Patent Number(s):
8,422,402
Application Number:
12/060,492
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Archer, Charles J, and Faraj, Ahmad A. Broadcasting a message in a parallel computer. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Archer, Charles J, & Faraj, Ahmad A. Broadcasting a message in a parallel computer. United States.
Archer, Charles J, and Faraj, Ahmad A. Tue . "Broadcasting a message in a parallel computer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083445.
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abstractNote = {Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for broadcasting a message in a parallel computer that includes: transmitting, by the logical root to all of the nodes directly connected to the logical root, a message; and for each node except the logical root: receiving the message; if that node is the physical root, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes except the child node from which the message was received; if that node received the message from a parent node and if that node is not a leaf node, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes; and if that node received the message from a child node and if that node is not the physical root, then transmitting the message to all of the child nodes except the child node from which the message was received and transmitting the message to the parent node.},
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year = {2013},
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