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Workshop Series on High Performance Computing and Communications

WORKSHOP I: AN ASSESSMENT OF HPCC AND APPLICATION NEEDS

AGENDA

Monday, August 15, 1994

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30-8:45

Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

  • Ken Kennedy, Rice University, Steering Committee Chair

8:45-9:45

Relationships: High-Performance Computing, National Information Infrastructure, and the Internet

  • Thomas Kalil, National Economic Council (via video)

9:45-10:30

Technology Status and Directions: Internet—The Once and Future Network

  • David Farber, University of Pennsylvania

10:30-10:45

Break and Informal Discussions



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--> A Workshop Series on High Performance Computing and Communications WORKSHOP I: AN ASSESSMENT OF HPCC AND APPLICATION NEEDS AGENDA Monday, August 15, 1994 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-8:45 Welcoming Remarks and Introductions Ken Kennedy, Rice University, Steering Committee Chair 8:45-9:45 Relationships: High-Performance Computing, National Information Infrastructure, and the Internet Thomas Kalil, National Economic Council (via video) 9:45-10:30 Technology Status and Directions: Internet—The Once and Future Network David Farber, University of Pennsylvania 10:30-10:45 Break and Informal Discussions

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--> 10:45-12:15 p.m. Applications and Needs in Information Delivery and Services Daniel Schutzer, Citibank Clifford Lynch, University of California 12:15-1:15 Lunch 1:15-2:45 Applications and Needs in Medical Care James Ostell, National Library of Medicine Joel Saltz, University of Maryland 2:45-3:00 Break and Informal Discussion 3:00-4:30 Applications and Needs in Design and Manufacturing David Jack, The Boeing Company Peter Will, Information Sciences Institute 4:30-5:30 Assessment and Discussion of Common Needs Ken Kennedy, Rice University 5:30 Reception and Dinner Tuesday, August 16, 1994 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-9:00 Technology Status and Directions: The Emerging Global Digital Library (Including Mosaic Demonstration) Larry Smarr, National Center for Supercomputing Applications 9:00-9:30 Technology Status and Directions: Computer Architectures and Hardware John Hennessy, Stanford University Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company 9:30-9:45 Break and Informal Discussions 9:45-10:45 Technology Status and Directions: Operating Systems Brian Bershad, University of Washington Distributed and Heterogeneous Systems Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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--> 10:45-11:00 Break and Informal Discussions 11:00-11:45 Technology Status and Directions: Computing Environments Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center Languages, Compilers, and Application Development Tools Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University Ken Kennedy, Rice University 11:45-1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00-2:15 Middle Layer Services and Application Needs William Scherlis, Carnegie Mellon University Randy Katz, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency 2:15-2:30 Break and Informal Discussions 2:30-3:45 Privacy, Authentication, and Security in Network Commerce Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3:45-4:00 Break and Informal Discussions 4:00-5:00 Application Needs and Research Directions Ken Kennedy, Rice University 5:00-7:30 Dinner Wednesday, August 17, 1994 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-9:30 Building the Needed Infrastructure Leonard Kleinrock, University of California, Los Angeles

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--> 9:30-10:15 Government Applications of the Developing Infrastructure Eliot Christian, U.S. Geological Survey 10:15-10:30 Break and Informal Discussions 10:30-11:45 Overall Application Critique of Technical Status and Directions Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University 11:45-12:30 p.m. Summation, Future Activities, and Workshop Closing Ken Kennedy, Rice University 12:30 Lunch and Adjourn Participants Robert Aiken, Department of Energy Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center Brian Bershad, University of Washington Eliot Christian, U.S. Geological Survey David Farber, University of Pennsylvania Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University Dennis Gannon, Indiana University Robert Haar, General Motors Research Laboratories Stephen Haynes, West Publishing Company John Hennessy, Stanford University David Jack, The Boeing Company Richard Johnson, Booz-Allen & Hamilton Thomas Kalil, National Economic Council Randy Katz, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Ken Kennedy, Rice University Leonard Kleinrock, University of California, Los Angeles Clifford Lynch, Office of the President, University of California Robert Neches, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California James Ostell, National Library of Medicine Judith Ozbolt, University of Virginia Merrell Patrick, National Science Foundation Friedrich Prinz, Carnegie Mellon University Al Rosenheck, Congressional Fellow Paul Rubbert, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group Joel Saltz, University of Maryland William Scherlis, Carnegie Mellon University

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--> Daniel Schutzer, Citibank Henry D. Shay, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Larry Smarr, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Paul Tang, Northwestern Memorial Hospital John Toole, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Jan Tulinius, Rockwell International J. Douglas Tygar, Carnegie Mellon University Peter Will, University of Southern California William Wulf, University of Virginia Paul Young, National Science Foundation WORKSHOP II: HPCC AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT Agenda Monday, June 12, 1995 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-9:00 Opening Remarks Ken Kennedy, Rice University, Steering Committee Chair John Hwang, Federal Emergency Management Agency 9:00-10:00 Damage Assessment and Response Modeling Robert Kehlet, Defense Nuclear Agency 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-11:15 Sensors, Data, and Modeling Kelvin Droegemeier, Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, University of Oklahoma 11:15-12:15 p.m. Interoperability, Command and Control Don Eddington, Naval Research and Development Laboratory 12:15-1:15 Lunch

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--> 1:15-2:45 Field Applications: Emergency Response and Instant Administration David Kehrlein, Office of Emergency Services, State of California James Beauchamp, Deployable Joint Task Force Augmentation Cell, CINCPAC 2:45-3:00 Discussion and Charge to Working Groups Steering Committee 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-5:30 Working Group Sessions 1. Data and Communications: Sensors, Networks, Interconnectivity, Security Moderators: Vinton Cerf, MCI Telecommunications Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2. Analysis and Computation: Modeling and Simulation, Validation, Integration Moderators: Ken Kennedy, Rice University Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company 3. Interpretation and Action: Decision Support, Human Interaction, Information Management Moderators: Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University 5:30 Reception and Dinner Tuesday, June 13, 1995 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-9:30 Preliminary Reports from Working Groups Nature of the Crisis Management Information and Communications Problem Unmet Needs of the Crisis Management Community in Computing and Communications Emerging Opportunities for New Technology Development

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--> 9:30-12:00 p.m. Working Group Sessions 12:00-1:00 Lunch 1:00-2:30 Working Group Sessions 2:30-2:45 Break 2:45-4:00 Final Reports by Working Groups Refined Statement of Unmet Computing and Communications Needs Possibilities for (A) Incremental Improvements and (B) "Breakthrough" Applications Enabled by Advances in Computing and Communications Power, Integration, Ease of Use, and Wide Availability High-potential HPCC Research Opportunities to Meet Crisis Management Needs 4:00-5:15 Discussion, Synthesis, and Assignment of Research Priorities 5:15-5:30 Next Steps and Adjourn Participants W. Richards Adrion, University of Massachusetts Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center David Austin, Edgewater, Md. Madeleine Bates, BBN Systems and Technologies James Beauchamp, U.S. CINCPAC (U.S. Commander in Chief, Pacific Command) Donald Brown, University of Virginia Bernd Bruegge, Carnegie Mellon University William Buzbee, National Center for Atmospheric Research Vinton G. Cerf, MCI Telecommunications Eliot Christian, U.S. Geological Survey Nicole Dash, University of Delaware Larry Davis, University of Maryland Kelvin Droegemeier, University of Oklahoma Daniel Duchamp, Columbia University Don Eddington, Naval Research and Development Laboratory Richard Entlich, Institute for Defense Analyses Robert Fleming, Naval Research and Development Laboratory

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--> Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University Peter Freeman, Georgia Institute of Technology Victor Frost, University of Kansas Roger Ghanem, State University of New York, Buffalo Egill Hauksson, California Institute of Technology Charles J. Henkin, CNA Corporation William Hibbard, University of Wisconsin, Madison John Hwang, Federal Emergency Management Agency Rajeev Jain, University of California, Los Angeles Robert Kehlet, Defense Nuclear Agency David Kehrlein, Office of Emergency Services, State of California Richard A. Kemmerer, University of California, Santa Barbara Ken Kennedy, Rice University Paul Kowalski, Unisys Corporation David Maier, Oregon Graduate Institute William Mark, Lockheed Martin Palo Alto Research Laboratories Lois Clark McCoy, National Institute of Urban Search and Rescue Walter McKnight, National Communications System Alan McLaughlin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mary Fran Myers, University of Colorado Robert Neches, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Peter G. Neumann, SRI International Judith Ozbolt, University of Virginia Ira Richer, MITRE Corporation Steven Roa, Naval Research and Development Laboratory Joel Saltz, University of Maryland Charles A. Slocomb, Los Alamos National Laboratory Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company Jonathan Smith, University of Pennsylvania Steven J. Smith, National Center for Atmospheric Research Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joseph Stewart II, MITRE Corporation Stuart Thorson, Syracuse University Jonathan Turner, Washington University Richard Watson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Jon Webb, Carnegie Mellon University

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--> WORKSHOP III: HPCC RESEARCH AND APPLICATION NEEDS Agenda Thursday, August 24, 1995 7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast 8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks Ken Kennedy, Rice University, Steering Committee Chair 8:45-9:45 Application Needs for Advances in HPCC Banking and Commerce, Daniel Schutzer, Citibank Health Care, Joel Saltz, University of Maryland Manufacturing, Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University Presenters will draw from Workshop I and other efforts to establish a baseline for further discussion, focusing on what appears most essential today. 9:45-10:45 Crisis Management Application Needs Overview of Workshop II Findings, Ken Kennedy Crisis Scenarios, Geoffrey Fox; Vinton Cerf, MCI Telecommunications Presentation of one or two crisis scenarios to help guide subsequent discussions. Focus is on identifying problems that stretch the capabilities of HPCC technologies. 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-12:30 p.m. Research Issues: Computation and Analysis Discussion Leaders: Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company; Ken Kennedy Issues may include, among others: modeling complex phenomena; multidisciplinary simulation and optimization; distributed information systems with prioritized data caching based on meta-data; database verification through simulation and parameter identification; scalable systems; simulation applications in training and planning.

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--> 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-3:00 Research Issues: Communications and Sensors Discussion Leaders: Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Vinton Cerf Issues may include, among others: self-configuring, rapidly deployable networks; architectures and network management (e.g., distributed systems with smart sensors and portable workstations; centralized systems with high-bandwidth links); security; reliability; protecting intellectual property; data compression; and other efficiency techniques. 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:45 Research Issues: Interpretation and Action Discussion Leaders: Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center; Geoffrey Fox; William Scherlis, Carnegie Mellon University Issues may include, among others: adaptive user interfaces (flexible, easy to use by nonexperts during crises); multisource and multimedia data fusion; data mining; knowledge extraction and judgment; computer-supported collaborative work. 4:45-5:30 Synthesis and Next Steps Ken Kennedy HPCC Agency Representatives Generalizability of workshop findings across domains and sectors; ordering of findings; research and other possible action items for DARPA and other agencies; relationship of HPCC-based activity to broader initiatives in the federal government and in application domains. 5:30 Reception and Dinner Participants Duane Adams, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Robert Aiken, U.S. Department of Energy Frances Allen, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

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--> Yigal Arens, University of Southern California William Arms, Corporation for National Research Initiatives Donald Brown, University of Virginia Vinton G. Cerf, MCI Telecommunications Eliot Christian, U.S. Geological Survey David D. Clark, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Stephen Cross, Carnegie Mellon University Walter C. Ermler, U.S. Department of Energy David Farber, University of Pennsylvania Geoffrey Fox, Syracuse University Dennis Gannon, Indiana University David Gunning, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Lee Holcomb, National Aeronautics and Space Administration John Hwang, Federal Emergency Management Agency David Kehrlein, Office of Emergency Services, State of California Ken Kennedy, Rice University Thomas Kraay, Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc. Barbara Liskov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Teresa F. Lunt, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Clifford Lynch, Office of the President, University of California Lois Clark McCoy, National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue Clifford Neuman, University of Southern California Joel Saltz, University of Maryland William Scherlis, Carnegie Mellon University Daniel Schutzer, Citibank, N.A. Allen Sears, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company Karen Sollins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mary Vernon, University of Wisconsin, Madison John Wroclawski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology William Wulf, University of Virginia Michael J. Zyda, Naval Postgraduate School