Seminars and Workshop Presentations by Peter Strazdins
 The Sparse Grid Combination
Technique for Resilient Extremescale Simulations, keynote speech
for the 10th International Conference on Advances in Computing and
Communications}, Kochi, India, 22 October 2021
 A Simple Tiled Approach to Teaching Parallel Programming (or
Parallelism Without Pain for the Students), SOCO seminar,
15:00 Weds 23 June AEST, 2021.
Postponed
Registration and Abstract,
zoom live streaming link,
slides will appear here,
video will appear here

Your Bachelors and Beyond:
Transitioning to Postgraduate Computer Science Study,
CECS ANU webinar, May 2020
 Two Approaches to Highly Scalable
and Resilient Partial Differential Equation Solvers,
CoLab (MSI/RSCS) seminar, ANU, 18 October 2019.
 Case Studies in the GPU
Acceleration of Two Earth Sciences Applications and
Largescale Applications made
Faulttolerant using the Sparse Grid Combination
Technique,
MSI Special Year 2019 in Computational Mathematics,
Challenges in High Performance Computing workshop,
ANU, Sep 2019

Induction Session for Computer Science Postgraduates,
ANU, July 2019
 Shared Memory and GPU Parallelization
of an Operational Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion
Application, IPDPS/PDSEC Workshop, Rio, 24 May 2019
(video
presentation, 24m:30s, 45MB, works on Firefox/Chrome on
Windows & Linux, VLC, Windows Media Player).
 A Comprehensive Parallel
Computing Curriculum: From Second Year to Professionals
EduHPC Workshop/Supercomputing Conference, Dallas, 11 Nov 2018
 Two Approaches to Highly Scalable
and Resilient Partial Differential Solvers, Lawrence Livermore
National Laboratories, 18 August 2018. Supplementary slides from
Brendan Harding's ICCS'16 presentation
 Efficient Evaluation of Scheduling
Metrics Using Emulation: A Case Study in the Effect of
Artefacts, The 14th International Workshop on Scheduling and
Resource Management for Parallel and Distributed Systems. Eugene,
OR, 13 August 2018 (video
presentation, 61MB, works on Chrome on Windows & Linux).
 Higher Degrees by Research (PhD and
MPhil) Information Night for CS, RSCS ANU, Aug 2018
(Intelligence theme slides,
Pete Anderson 3MT video)
 An EnergyEfficient Asymmetric
MultiProcessor for HPC Virtualization, IPDPS/PDSEC18
Workshop (Vancouver), May 2018
 Higher Degrees by Research (PhD and
MPhil) Information Night for Computer Science, RSCS ANU, Sep
2017.
 Largescale Applications made
Faulttolerant using the Sparse Grid Combination Technique
Sandia National Laboratories, Sep 2015.
Shorter version for
East China HPC Users Forum, Nov 2015.

Challenges in Accelerating Operational Weather and Climate Codes,
GTC, Singapore, August 2015

Highly Scalable Algorithms for the Sparse Grid Combination Technique
, IPDPS/PDSEC15 Workshop (Hyderabad), May 2015
 Application Level Fault
Recovery: Using FaultTolerant Open MPI in a PDE Solver,
Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore) and
IPDPS/PDSEC14 Workshop (Phoenix), May 2014
 Acceleration of a Pythonbased Tsunami
Modelling Application via CUDA and OpenHMPP, IPDPS/PDSEC14
Workshop, Phoenix, May 2014
 A FaultTolerant Framework for LargeScale Simulations, OPL SC'13 Workshop, Denver, Nov 2013

HPCrelated Cloud Computing Research at the ANU,
Fujitsu Australia & ANU Cloud Workshop, July 2013

Experiences in a Specialty
Multicore Computing Course and
HPC Applications Research at ANU,
Intel, Santa Clara, May 2013

Robust Solution of PDEs via Sparse Grids,
Sandia Laboratories, Livermore, Apr 2013
(also Google Tech Talk)
 An Accurate Prefetch Technique for
Dynamic Paging Behaviour for Software Distributed Shared Memory,
ICPP'12, Pittsburgh, Sep 2012

Performance Analysis of Largescale Simulations on Supercomputers and Clouds
, IAS Technical University of Munich, Jul 2012
 Scientific Application Performance on
HPC, Private and Public Clouds, PDSEC/IPDPS12, Shanghai, May 2012
 Experiences in a Specialty
Multicore Computing Course, EduPar/IPDPS12, Shanghai, May 2012
 Combining Teaching and Research at the ANU,
Beijing Institute of Technology seminar, March 2012
 Architectures for Exascale Computing,
Computational Science at the Petascale and Beyond Workshop, ANU, Feb 2012

Performance Analysis and Scalability Issues in Largescale Simulations,
Advcom seminar, ANU, Jan 2012

Performance Analysis of a Cardiac Simulation Code Using IPM,
Scala'11 Workshop/SC'11, Seattle, Nov 2011

Robust and Scalable Solution of Partial Differential Equations
Sandia Labs Livermore, Nov 2011

HPCrelated Cloud Computing Research at the ANU,
Taiwan Universities Visit, ANU, Nov 2011

Adaptive resource remapping through live migration of virtual machines, ICA3PP, Melbourne, Oct 2011

Profiling Methodology and Performance Tuning of the
Met Office Unified Model,
USyd, Feb 2011 and IPDPS/PDSEC, Anchorage, May 2011

Performance Measurement and Analysis of Real Programs
,
Using Recurrence Relations to Evaluate the Running Time of Recursive
Programs, COMP1130 lectures, ANU, April 2011

Cloud Computing and Other Systems Research at the ANU,
Fujitsu Laboratories Visit, ANU, Dec 2010

Modern Computer Systems: the Multicore Computing course at the Masters Level,
Software Engineering Pilot Program visit, ANU, 11/11/10

Exaflop Computing panel discussion, ISPA'08, Sydney, Dec 2008.

How much energy can you save with a multicore computer for web applications?
, GICT2008, Canberra, Nov 2008

Combining Parallelism, Virtualization, Heterogeneity and Reliability,
U. Toronto, Platform Computing, Google
(video), SunLabs,
Oct 2008

The HPNumSOA Project: Research Themes,
Platform Computing, Toronto, Oct 2008

Applying the Community of Practice Approach to Individual IT Projects,
Australasian Computing Education Conference, Jan 2008
 Computer Science Project Courses:
Learning, Assessment and Workload Issues, DCS Retreat, Dec 2007

Applying the Community of Practice Approach to Postgraduate IT Projects,
CECS Deans Awards Presentations, Nov 2007

Approaches to Performance Evaluation
On Shared Memory and Cluster Architectures,
VaST, Syndey, Sep 2007

ResearchBased Education in Computer Science at the ANU:
Challenges and Opportunities,
DCS ANU Seminar,
June 2007

A Survey of `Best Practice' in Computer Science Teaching,
DCS ANU Seminar,
May 2007

Efficient CycleAccurate Simulation of the UltraSPARC III CPU
,
ACSC'07, Ballarat, Jan 2007
 Performance Enhancement of SMP
Clusters with Multiple Network Interfaces using Virtualization,
XenHPC'06, Sorrento, Dec 2006

Approaches to Performance Evaluation
On Shared Memory and Cluster Architectures,
Deakin, Nov 2006

Performance Evaluation / Modelling and Infrastructure
Support in Heterogeneous Clusters
,
Deakin, Nov 2006

Parallel Matrix Computations:
from Systolic Arrays to Supercomputers,
Symposium on Mathematics and Computer Science (RP60),
ANU, April 2006

Cycle Accurate Memory Modelling: A CaseStudy in Validation
MASCOTS'05, Sep 2005

Approaches to Performance Evaluation
On Shared MemorySupporting Architectures, HPCS Lab, Tsukuba University,
Sep 2005

A Comparison of Local and Gang Scheduling on a Beowulf Cluster (12 pages),
Cluster 2004, Sep 2004
(click here for paper)
 High Performance Computing:
Architecture, Applications, and SE Issues,
BSEng seminar, ANU, May 2004
 The COMP1120 Experiment in 'Fasttrack' First
Year CS Teaching, DCS Seminar, Nov 03
 Simulation Techniques for NUMA Architectures,
SunLabs/Berkeley, Aug 03
 A ClusterAware Distributed Java Virtual Machine
written in Java, SunLabs,
Aug 03
 Cochair in the WoPLA'03
Workshop
on Parallel Linear Algebra , Melbourne, June 03

Issues in the Design of Scalable Outofcore Dense Symmetric Indefinite
Factorization Algorithms, WoPLA'03/ICCS 2003, June 03
 Extending the SparcSulima Computer Simulator:
talk given for a COMP4510 lecture
(Mar 03) and for a
COMP3800 seminar (Oct 02),
ANU

The Analysis and Optimization of Collective Communications on a Beowulf Cluster
, ICPADS2002, NCU, Taiwan, Dec 02
 Experiences in Developing the SparcSulima Complete Machine Simulator,
DCS Seminar, ANU, Jun 02

Challenges in Largescale Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis ,
Advcom Series, ANU, Dec 2001
 Parallel Data Mining on a Beowulf
Cluster, HPCAsia'01, Gold Cost, Sep 2001
 High Performance Dense Linear Systems
Solution on a Beowulf Cluster, HPCAsia'01, Gold Cost, Sep 2001

An Efficient And Stable Method for Parallel Factorization of Dense
Symmetric Indefinite Matrices
, HPCAsia'01, Gold Cost, Sep 2001
 Towards a Parallel Data Mining Toolbox,
PDDM'2001 Workshop, SF, Apr 2001

Frequency Interpolation Methods for Accelerating Parallel EMC Analysis
, PDSECA01 workshop, SF, Apr 2001

Stability and Parallelization Issues in
Solving General Symmetric Linear Systems
, seminar at DCS ANU, Nov 2000

An Overview of Complete Machine Simulation of Shared Memory Computers
, seminar at UNSW/UTS, May 2000
 The Emergence of the Cluster,
Canberra Linux Users Group, Feb 2000

Optimizing UserLevel Communication Patterns on the Fujitsu AP3000,
IWCC conf. presentation, Dec 1999

Parallelizing Dense Symmetric Indefinite Solvers,
PART'99 conf. presentation, Dec 1999
(also DCS ANU seminar, Jun 1999)

Parallel Dense Linear Algebra Libraries: Usability and Performance Issues ,
workshop at CTAC'99, Sep 1999

Accelerated Methods for Performing the LDLT Decomposition
, CTAC'99 conf. presentation, Sep 1999
 High Performance Computing:
Architecture, Applications, and Software Engineering Issues,
seminar given to COMP1800, Department of Computer Science,
ANU, Sep 1999

Optimal Load Balancing Techniques for BlockCyclic Decompositions for Matrix Factorization
, PDCN'98 conf. presentation, Dec 1998

Lookahead and Algorithmic Blocking Techniques Compared for Parallel Matrix Factorization
, PDCS'98 conf. presentation, Oct 1998
(also DCS ANU seminar, Jun 1998)
 Enhanced Parallel Matrix Factorization Routines,
seminar at the Department of Computer Science,
University of Tennessee Knoxville, Oct 1998.
Software Overhead and Blocking Issues in Parallel BLAS,
presented to the ScaLAPACK Conference (teleconference),
Department of Computer Science,
University of Tennessee Knoxville,
Mar 1998.

Reducing Software Overheads in Parallel Linear Algebra Libraries,
PART'97 conf. presentation, Sep 1997
(also DCS ANU seminar, Oct 1997)