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Monday, 14-April-2008


08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:30





Opening remarks

Keynote Presentation
Visualization in the Era of Petascale Computing
Hans-Christian Hege, Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30











Session: Volume Rendering
Multi-GPU Sort-Last Volume Visualization
Stephane Marchesin, Catherine Mongenet, and Jean-Michel Dischler

Streaming Model Based Volume Ray Casting Implemenentation for Cell Broadband Engine
Jusub Kim and Joseph Jaja

Acceleration of Opacity Correction Mechanisms for Over-sampled Volume Ray Casting
Jong Kwan Lee and Timothy S. Newman

12:30-14:00

Lunch break

14:00-15:30









Session: Parallel Graphics and Visualization Applications
A Scalable Parallel Force-Directed Graph Layout Algorithm
Anna Tikhonova and Kwan-Liu Ma

Parallel Simplification of LargeMeshes on PC Clusters
Hua Xiong, Xiaohong Jiang, Yaping Zhang, and Jiaoying Shi

High-Fidelity Rendering of Animations on the Grid: A Case Study
Vibhor Aggarwal, Alan Chalmers, and Kurt Debattista

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-16:30

Invited presentation, TBA


Tuesday, 15-April-2008


08:30-09:30







Session: GPGPU Methods
CUDASA: Compute Unified Device and Systems Architecture
Magnus Strengert, Christoph Muller, Carsten Dachsbacher, and Thomas Ertl

Parallel Longest Common Subsequence using Graphics Hardware
John Kloetzli, Brian Strege, Jonathan Decker, and Marc Olano

09:30-10:30







Session: Massively Parallel Visualization
Time-Critical Distributed Visualization with Fault Tolerance
Jinzhu Gao, Huadong Liu, Jian Huang, Micah Beck, Qishi Wu, Terry Moore, and James Kohl

Parallel Volume Rendering on the IBMBlue Gene/P
Tom Peterka, Hongfeng Yu, Robert Ross, and Kwan-Liu Ma

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30


Panel: Future Research Challenges of Parallel Graphics and Visualization: Alan Chalmers, Hans-Christian Hege, Kwan-Liu Ma, and Magnus Strengert

12:30-12:45

Closing remarks