Title page for ETD etd-05302000-16010037


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Yao, Kuan
Author's Email Address kuyao@vt.edu
URN etd-05302000-16010037
Title Implementing an Application Programming Interface for Distributed Adaptive Computing Systems
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Jones, Mark T. Committee Chair
Athanas, Peter M. Committee Member
Midkiff, Scott F. Committee Member
Keywords
  • API
  • FPGA
  • Adaptive Computing
  • MPI
Date of Defense 2000-04-28
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
Developing applications for distributed adaptive computing systems (ACS) requires developers to have knowledge of both parallel computing and configurable computing. Furthermore, portability and scalability are required for developers to use innovative ACS research directly in deployed systems. This thesis presents an Application Programming Interface (API) implementation developed in a scalable parallel ACS system. The API gives the developer the ability to easily control both single board and multi-board systems in a network cluster environment. The API implementation is highly portable and scalable, allowing ACS researchers to easily move from a research system to a deployed system. The thesis details the design and implementation of the API, as well as analyzes its performance.
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