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Combinatorial Algorithms for Petascale Science, A. Pothen, A.H. Gebremedhin, F. Dobrian; E.G. Boman, K.D. Devine, B.A. Hendrickson P. Hovland, B. Norris, J. Utke; U. Catalyurek; M.M. Strout; SciDAC Review, Issue 5, pp. 2635, Fall 2007.
The Zoltan and Isorropia Parallel Toolkits for Combinatorial Scientific Computing: Partitioning, Ordering, and Coloring, E.G. Boman, U.V. Catalyurek, C. Chevalier, and K.D. Devine, Scientific Programming vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 129150, 2012, special issue on Trilinos. (Preprint)
A QuasiAlgebraic Multigrid Approach to Fracture Problems Based on Extended Finite Elements, B. Hiriyur, R.S. Tuminaro, H. Waisman, E.G. Boman, and D.E. Keyes, SIAM J. Sci. Comp., vol. 34, pp. A603A626 (Preprint)
Hypergraphbased Unsymmetric Nested Dissection Ordering for Sparse LU Factorization, L. Grigori, E.G. Boman, S. Donfack, and T.A. Davis, SIAM J. Sci. Comp., vol. 32, iss. 6, pp. 34263446, 2010. (An older version is Sandia Report 20081290J, 2008.).
Distributedmemory Parallel Algorithms for Distance2 Coloring and Their Application to Derivative Computation, D. Bozdag, U. Catalyurek, A. Gebremedhin, F. Manne, E.G. Boman, F. Ozguner, SIAM J. Sci. Comp., Volume 32, Issue 4, pp. 24182446, 2010. (Tech. report 2009 available here .)
A Repartitioning Hypergraph Model for Dynamic Load Balancing, U.V. Catalyurek, E.G. Boman, K.D. Devine, D. Bozdag, R.T. Heaphy, and Lee Ann Riesen, JPDC vol. 69, iss. 8, pp. 711724, 2009. (Preprint version: Sandia Report 20082304J )
The US Environmental Protection Agency uses Operations Research to Reduce Drinking Water Contamination Risks (Franz Edelman Award Finalist), R. Murray, W.E. Hart, C.A. Phillips, J. Berry, E.G. Boman, R. Carr, L.A. Riesen, J.P. Watson, et al., INFORMS Interfaces, vol 39, no. 1, JanFeb 2009, pp. 5768. DOI: 10.1287/inte.1080.0415.
A Framework for Scalable Parallel Greedy Coloring on Distributed Memory Computers, D. Bozdag, A.H. Gebremedhin, F. Manne, E.G. Boman and U.V. Catalyurek, J. on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol 68, No 4, pp 515535, 2008.
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Optimal Embeddings and Eigenvalues in Support Theory, Erik G Boman, Stephen Guattery, Bruce Hendrickson, SIAM J. on Matrix Analysis, vol 29, no 2, pp. 596605, 2007.
New Challenges in Dynamic LoadBalancing, K. Devine et al, Applied Numerical Mathematics, v 52, pp. 133152, 2005.
Solving Elliptic Finite Element Systems in NearLinear Time with Support Preconditioners, E.G. Boman, B. Hendrickson, and S. Vavasis, SIAM J. on Numerical Analysis, v.46, no. 6, pp. 32643284, 2008. ArXiv version.
On Factor Width and Symmetric Hmatrices, E.G. Boman, D. Chen, O. Parekh, S. Toledo, Lin. Alg. Appl., vol 405, pp. 239248, Aug 2005 ( preprint version)
Support Theory for Preconditioning, E. G. Boman and B. Hendrickson, SIAM J. of Matrix Analysis, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 694717, 2004. (Get a copy for your personal use )
MaximumWeightBasis Preconditioners, E. G. Boman, D. Chen, B. Hendrickson, and S. Toledo, Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, vol 11 issue 89 pp. 695721, 2004.
Zoltan: Data Management Services for Parallel Dynamic Applications, Karen Devine, Erik Boman, Robert Heaphy, Bruce Hendrickson and Courtenay Vaughan, Computing in Science and Engineering, vol 4, no 2, pp. 9097, 2002.
A Spectral Algorithm for Seriation and the Consecutive Ones Problem, J. E. Atkins, E. G. Boman, and B. Hendrickson, SIAM J. of Computing, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 297310, 1998. (Get a copy for your personal use)
Domain Decomposition Preconditioners for CommunicationAvoiding Krylov Methods on a Hybrid CPU/GPU Cluster, I. Yamazaki, S. Rajamanickam, E. G. Boman, M. A. Heroux, M. Hoemmen, and S. Tomov, Proc. of SC14, Nov. 2014.
Scalable Matrix Computations on ScaleFree Graphs Using 2D Graph Partitioning, E.G. Boman, K.D. Devine, S. Rajamanickam, Proc. of SC13, Nov. 2013.
A Nested Dissection Method for Parallel Sparse MatrixVector Multiplication, E.G. Boman and Michael M. Wolf, HPEC 2013.
An Evaluation of the Zoltan Parallel Graph and Hypergraph Partitioners, S. Rajamanickam, E.G. Boman, the 10th DIMACS Implementation Challenge, Atlanta, Feb. 2012.
ShyLU: A HybridHybrid Solver for Multicore Platforms, S. Rajamanickam, E.G. Boman, M.A. Heroux, IPDPS'12, pp. 631643. (Preprint)
Multithreaded Algorithms for Maximum Matching in Bipartite Graphs, A. Azad, M. Halappanavar, S. Rajamanickam, E.G. Boman, A. Khan, A. Pothen, IPDPS'12, pp. 860872. ( Preprint )
Enabling NextGeneration Parallel Circuit Simulation with Trilinos, C. Baker, E. Boman, M. Heroux, E. Keiter, S. Rajamanickam, R. Schiek, and H. Thornquist, Workshop on HighPerformance Scientific Software (HPSS2011) at EuroPar 2011, Aug. 2011, Bordeaux, France. LNCS Volume 7155, pp. 315323, 2012.
A Study of Combinatorial Issues in a Sparse Hybrid Solver, E.G. Boman and S. Rajamanickam, SciDAC'11.
Factors Impacting Performance of Multithreaded Sparse Triangular Solve, Michael M. Wolf, Michael A. Heroux, and Erik G. Boman, Proceed. of VECPAR'10, to be published in LNCS, also SANDIA Technical Report SAND20100331.
An Accurate Hypergraph Model for Mesh Partitioning, Cedric Chevalier and Erik G. Boman, SIAM Workshop on Combinatorial Scientific Computing, Seaside, Oct. 2009. Also available as Sandia Report SAND20093896A. (Related poster available upon request.)
A Parallel Preconditioning Strategy for Efficient TransistorLevel Circuit Simulation, H. K. Thornquist, E. R. Keiter, R. J. Hoekstra, D. M. Day, E. G. Boman, Proceedings of the International Conference on ComputerAided Design 2009
(ICCAD 2009), pp. 410417, 2009.
Advances in Parallel Partitioning, Load Balancing, and Matrix Ordering, E.G. Boman, U.V. Catalyurek, C. Chevalier, K.D. Devine, I. Safro, M.M. Wolf, J. of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 180, 012008. (SciDAC09 Conference, San Diego, June 2009.) doi: 10.1088/17426596/180/1/012008
Getting Started With Zoltan: A Short Tutorial, K.D. Devine, E.G. Boman, L.A. Riesen, U.V. Catalyurek, C. Chevalier, Proc. of Dagstuhl Symposium on Combinatorial Scientific Computing, 2009
Combinatorial Algorithms for Computational Science and Engineering, E.G. Boman, D. Bozdag, U.V. Catalyurek, K.D. Devine, A.H. Gebremedhin, P.D. Hovland, and A. Pothen, SciDAC 2008, J. of Physics: Conference Series 125, 012071 (6 pages), 2008. DOI: 10.1088/17426596/125/1/012071
Optimizing Parallel Sparse MatrixVector Multiplication by Corner Partitioning, M. M. Wolf, E.G. Boman and B. Hendrickson, PARA08, Trondheim, Norway, May 2008.
Lowmemory Lagrangian relaxation methods for sensor placement in municipal water networks, C.A. Phillips, J. Berry, E.G. Boman, L.A. Riesen, Proc. of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008, ASCE 2008.
The TEVASPOT Toolkit for Drinking Water Contaminant Warning System Design, W.E. Hart, C.A. Phillips, J. Berry, E.G. Boman, R. Murray, L.A. Riesen, J.P. Watson, Proc. of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008, ASCE, 2008.
Limited Memory Techniques for Sensor Placement in Water Distribution Networks, W.E Hart, J. Berry, E.G. Boman, C.A. Phillips, L.A. Riesen, J.P. Watson, Workshop on Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION2), Nov 2007.
A Nested Dissection Approach to Sparse Matrix Partitioning, Erik G. Boman, ICIAM'07, Proc. Appl. Math. and Mech., Volume 7 Issue 1, pp. 1010803  1010804. (DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200700703)
Enabling high performance computational science through combinatorial algorithms, E.G. Boman, D. Bozdag, U.V. Catalyurek, K.D. Devine, A.H. Gebremedhin, P. Hovland, A. Pothen and M.M. Strout, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 78, 012058 (2007), SciDAC 2007.
Hypergraphbased Dynamic Load Balancing for Adaptive Scientific Computations, U.V. Catalyurek, E.G. Boman, K.D. Devine, D. Bozdag, R.T. Heaphy, and Lee Ann Riesen, IPDPS'07.
Winner of "Best Paper" award in the Algorithms track!
Combinatorial Algorithms Enabling Computational Science: Tales from the Front, S. Bhowmick, E. Boman, K. Devine, A. Gebremedhin, B. Hendrickson, P. Hovland, T. Munson and A. Pothen, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 46 (2006), 453457, SciDAC 2006.
Parallel Hypergraph Partitioning for Scientific Computing, K.D. Devine, E.G. Boman, R.T. Heaphy, R. Bisseling, and U.V. Catalyurek, IPDPS'06, April 2006.
A Parallel Distance2 Graph Coloring Algorithm for Distributed Memory Computers, D. Bozdag, U. Catalyurek, A. Gebremedhin, F. Manne, E.G. Boman, F. Ozguner, HPCC 2005, Sept. 2005.
A Scalable Parallel Graph Coloring Algorithm for Distributed Memory Computers, E.G. Boman, D. Bozdag, U. Catalyurek, A. Gebremedhin, F. Manne, EuroPar 2005, LNCS, v. 3648, pp. 241251, 2005.
An Iterative Approach to Computing Directions of Negative Curvature, E.G. Boman and W. Murray, presented at the
Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods, March 1998.
A Multilevel Algorithm for Reducing the Envelope of Sparse Matrices, E. G. Boman and B. Hendrickson, Tech.Rep. SCCM9614, Stanford University, 1996; also presented at the SIAM Appl. Lin. Alg. conference in Oct 1997.
"Parallel Partitioning with Zoltan: Is Hypergraph Partitioning Worth It?", S. Rajamanickam and E. G. Boman, in Graph Partitioning and Graph Clustering, AMS Contemporary Mathematics, vol. 588, pp. 3752 (10th DIMACS Implementation Challenge special issue). (Preprint.)
Parallel Partitioning, Ordering, and Coloring in Scientific Computing, E.G. Boman, U.V. Catalyurek, C. Chevalier, K.D. Devine, in Combinatorial Scientific Computing, U. Naumann and O. Schenk (eds), CRC Press, 2012.
Hypergraphbased Dynamic Partitioning and LoadBalancing, U.V. Catalyurek, D. Bozdag, K.D. Devine, E.G. Boman, R.T. Heaphy, L.A. Riesen, in "Advanced Computational Infrastructures for Parallel and Distributed Adaptive Applications", Manish Parashar et al. (eds), Wiley 2008.
Partitioning and Load Balancing for Emerging Parallel Applications, Karen D. Devine, Erik G. Boman, George Karypis, in "Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing", edited by M.A. Heroux, P. Raghavan, and H.D. Simon, SIAM 2006.
A Comparison of Preconditioners for Solving Linear Systems Arising from Graph Laplacians, Kevin Deweese and Erik G. Boman, SAND20139772P, to appear in the CSRI Summer 2013 Proceedings, Sandia National Laboratories, 2013.
Infeasibility and Negative Curvature in Optimization, Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, Feb. 1999.
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