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Almadena Y. Chtchelkanova and Timothy M. Pinkston
National Science Foundation
Michael Coyle
U.S. Army Research Office
Frederica Darema
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Research and Technology Advances in Systems Software for Emerging Computer Architectures
The presentation will address research and technology advances for optimized and dependable execution in large scale computing environments. Applications and at the same time computational platforms are becoming as well increasingly more powerful but also more complex. Efficient and effective development of applications, optimized use of the computational resources, and guaranteeing quality of service and dependability at all layers of the computational system, requires systems software advances, such as in programming environments, application composition systems, optimized application mapping and dynamic runtime technologies, debugging and check-pointing methods, and performance-engineered hardware and software capabilities at all layers. An overarching consideration, and thesis of this presentation, is that these advances need to be made in a synergistic and integrated manner, taking a systems-view in developing these enabling technologies, rather than advancing each of the individual technologies in an isolated manner.
William Harrod (IPTO)
Jon Hiller, Science & Technology Associates Inc.
Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA)
Michael Macedonia and Paul Matthews
Disruptive Technology Office (DTO) under the Director of National Intelligence, Video Analysis and Content Extraction (VACE) program
Angel Rodriguez
Research, Development and Engineering Command
Missile Defense Agency
Donald R. Snyder III - Challenges for High Performance Real Time Scene Generation - Next Generation SW and HW Interconnects
Current and future aircrews rely on both aircraft sensors and the capabilities of smart weapons. To develop and validate these smart weapon systems requires training and algorithm validation based on the real time synthesis of physics based imagery. Current processors and clusters can not generate the environment variables and waveforms necessary to convince modern sensors and signal processors that they are actually in a "real" flight environment. Networks of heterogeneous processors (GPUS, FPGAs, and CELLS) are necessary to create the accuracy and speed to synthesize multi and hyper spectral imagery and LADAR/RADAR waveforms that can be projected and injected into sensors under test. Evolution of a next generation of computational and scene generation clusters is required to meet the requirements for multi-spectral sensor and signal processor validation and verification.