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Multiprocessor computer overset grid method and apparatus

United States Patent

February 11, 2003
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A multiprocessor computer overset grid method and apparatus comprises associating points in each overset grid with processors and using mapped interpolation transformations to communicate intermediate values between processors assigned base and target points of the interpolation transformations. The method allows a multiprocessor computer to operate with effective load balance on overset grid applications.
Barnette; Daniel W. (Veguita, NM), Ober; Curtis C. (Los Lunas, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
09/ 078,895
May 14, 1998
MULTIPROCESSOR COMPUTER OVERSET GRID METHOD AND APPARATUS This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.