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Exploiting Cloud Computing for Algorithm Development

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We consider the application of cloud computing to the process of algorithm development. We introduce a case study focusing on the development of a novel algorithm in computational electromagnetics, illustrating several challenging areas for algorithm developers where cloud-based architectures can deliver enhanced productivity and potentially save costs. The development, verification and tuning of our algorithm have all been assisted by cloud-based technologies. Our preliminary results both demonstrate the potential of the algorithm to solve the problems accurately, and of cloud-based architectures to accelerate the development and verification process. We propose that cloud-based architectures will in the future play a greater role in the development of algorithms; saving costs by improving hardware utilisation, and reducing turnaround time.

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O'Brien, Neil S., Johnston, Steven J., Hart, Elizabeth E., Djidjeli, Kamal and Cox, Simon J. (2011) Exploiting Cloud Computing for Algorithm Development At 2011 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC), China. 10 - 12 Oct 2011. 13 pp. (doi:10.1109/CyberC.2011.60).

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Published date: October 2011
Venue - Dates: 2011 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC), China, 2011-10-10 - 2011-10-12
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Organisations: Computational Engineering & Design Group

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Local EPrints ID: 196835
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/196835
PURE UUID: 020ee069-bcf1-433c-bf92-9ffac60b5249
ORCID for Steven J. Johnston: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3864-7072

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Date deposited: 13 Sep 2011 09:12
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:22

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Author: Neil S. O'Brien
Author: Elizabeth E. Hart
Author: Kamal Djidjeli
Author: Simon J. Cox

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