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Two Papers selected as “Outstanding” at EuroPVM/MPI 2007 (Oct. 3rd, 2007)
Members of the MPICH2 group are authors/coauthors of a total of six papers selected for EuroPVM/MPI 2007, two of which were selected as “Outstanding Papers”. The first paper, “Self-consistent MPI Performance Requirements” by Jesper Larsson Traff, William Gropp, and Rajeev Thakur, presents conditions that can be used by benchmarks and tools to automatically verify whether a given MPI implementation fulfills basic performance requirements. The second paper, “Test Suite for Evaluating Performance of MPI Implementations That Support MPI_THREAD_MULTIPLE” by Rajeev Thakur and William Gropp, presents performance tests that can be used to measure the overhead of providing the MPI_THREAD_MULTIPLE level of thread safety for user programs.