NOTE: All this info is old; I have returned for my Ph.D., see
my homepage at FSU for
more up to date info.
R. Clint Whaley
Senior Research Associate, Department of Computer Science
111 Ayres Hall
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1301
(423) 974-0512 (Office)
(423) 584-4136 (Home)
Feel free to call me at home from 12PM until 11PM, but I am
usually at the office.
Click here to
see the equipment that assures my position as the alphageek.
ATLAS won an
R&D100 award: click
an overview of the awards ceremony.
Click here for my
measly Linux page.
My present project is
Past projects I was involved in are
and the BLACS.
Here is an
I am also the proud author of
a software management tool.
Here are some small notes describing some MPI/BLACS stuff:
Using BLACS and MPI in ScaLAPACK
- Discussion of why the BLACS are normally used in ScaLAPACK rather than
direct MPI calls.
Outstanding Issues in the MPIBLACS
Discussion of some outstanding issues for the alpha test release of the BLACS
written on top of MPI
Some Plebian Extensions to MPI
- Discussion on how some outstanding BLACS issues could be resolved by
refining the MPI standard to better handle library level programming.
Here is a link to the
Extract user's guide
Here are some
unofficial guidelines for submitting ScaLAPACK codes.