Constructing a logical, regular axis topology from an irregular topology
Abstract
Constructing a logical regular topology from an irregular topology including, for each axial dimension and recursively, for each compute node in a subcommunicator until returning to a first node: adding to a logical line of the axial dimension a neighbor specified in a nearest neighbor list; calling the added compute node; determining, by the called node, whether any neighbor in the node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line; if a neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line, adding, by the called compute node to the logical line, any neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list for the axial dimension not already added to the logical line; and, if no neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line, returning to the calling compute node.
 Inventors:
 Issue Date:
 Research Org.:
 International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (USA).
 Sponsoring Org.:
 USDOE
 OSTI Identifier:
 1136402
 Patent Number(s):
 8769074
 Application Number:
 13/309,022
 Assignee:
 International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
 Patent Classifications (CPCs):

H  ELECTRICITY H04  ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04L  TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
 DOE Contract Number:
 B554331
 Resource Type:
 Patent
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING
Citation Formats
Faraj, Daniel A. Constructing a logical, regular axis topology from an irregular topology. United States: N. p., 2014.
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Faraj, Daniel A. Constructing a logical, regular axis topology from an irregular topology. United States.
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"Constructing a logical, regular axis topology from an irregular topology". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1136402.
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abstractNote = {Constructing a logical regular topology from an irregular topology including, for each axial dimension and recursively, for each compute node in a subcommunicator until returning to a first node: adding to a logical line of the axial dimension a neighbor specified in a nearest neighbor list; calling the added compute node; determining, by the called node, whether any neighbor in the node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line; if a neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line, adding, by the called compute node to the logical line, any neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list for the axial dimension not already added to the logical line; and, if no neighbor in the called compute node's nearest neighbor list is available to add to the logical line, returning to the calling compute node.},
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