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Michael M. Wolf
Current Research
Curriculum Vitae


Journal Articles

Michael M. Wolf and Michael T. Heath, "Combinatorial Optimization of Matrix-Vector Multiplication in Finite Element Assembly," SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Volume 31, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 2960-2980. (preprint)

Anthony Skjellum, Diane G. Wooley, Ziyang Lu, Michael Wolf, Purushotham V. Bangalore, Andrew Lumsdaine, Jeffrey M. Squyres, Brian McCandless. "Object-Oriented Analysis and Design of the Message Passing Interface," Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Pages 245-292, Volume 13, Issue 4, 2001. (pdf) (ps)

Conference Proceedings

Michael M. Wolf and Benjamin A. Miller, "Sparse Matrix Partitioning for Parallel Eigenanalysis of Large Static and Dynamic Graphs," IEEE HPEC 2014, Waltham, MA, September 2014. (paper)

Daniel Kimball, Elizabeth Michel, Paul Keltcher, and Michael M. Wolf, "Quantifying the Effect of Matrix Structure on Multithreaded Performance of the SpMV Kernel," IEEE HPEC 2014, Waltham, MA, September 2014. (paper)

Erik G. Boman and Michael M. Wolf, "A Nested Dissection Partitioning Method for Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication," IEEE HPEC 2013, Waltham, MA, September 2013. (paper)

Julie S. Mullen, Michael M. Wolf, and Anna Klein, "PAKCK: Performance and Power Analysis of Key Computational Kernels on CPUs and GPUs," IEEE HPEC 2013, Waltham, MA, September 2013. (paper)

Dave Whelihan, et al., "P-sync: A Photonically Enabled Architecture for Efficient Non-local Data Access," 2013 IEEE 27th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), pp.189-200. (paper link)

Michael M. Wolf, et al., "LLMORE: A Framework for Data Mapping and Architecture Analysis," IEEE HPEC 2012, Waltham, MA, September 2012. (paper)

Michael M. Wolf, Michael A. Heroux, and Erik G. Boman, "Factors Impacting Performance of Multithreaded Sparse Triangular Solve," High Performance Computing for Computational Science: VECPAR 2010, Berkeley, CA, June 22-25, 2010. (paper)

E.G. Boman, U.V. Catalyurek, C. Chevalier, K.D. Devine, I. Safro, and M.M. Wolf. "Advances in Parallel Partitioning, Load Balancing, and Matrix Ordering," J. of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 180, 012008. (SciDAC09 Conference, San Diego, June 2009.) doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/180/1/012008 (link)

M. M. Wolf, E.G. Boman, and B. Hendrickson, "Optimizing Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication by Corner Partitioning," PARA08, Trondheim, Norway, May 2008. (preprint)

Michael Wolf, Adam Guetz, Cho-Kuen Ng, "Modeling Large Accelerator Structures with the Parallel Field Solver Tau3P," 18th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics ACES 2002 (Monterey, CA).  (preprint)

V. Ivanov, C Adolphsen, N. Folwell, L. Ge, A. Guetz, Z. Li, C.-K. Ng, J.W. Wang, M. Wolf, K. Ko, G. Schussman, M. Weiner. "Simulating Accelerator Structure Operation at High Power," Proceedings of the 2003 Particle Accelerator Conference, Pages 2664-2666.

Nathaniel Folwell, Lixin Ge, Valentin Ivanov, Zenghai Li, Cho-Kuen Ng, Greg Schussman, Martin Weiner, Michael Wolf, and Kwok Ko. "Numerical Studies of Field Gradients and Dark Currents in SLAC Structures," Paper presented at International Computational Accelerator Physics Conference 2002 (East Lansing, MI).

Lie-Quan Lee, Lixin Ge, Marc Kowalski, Zenghai Li, Cho-Kuen Ng, Greg Schussman, Michael Wolf, Kwok Ko, "Solving Large Sparse Linear Systems in End-to-end Accelerator Structure Simulations," Proceedings of the 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'04) 2004.

Z. Li, N. Folwell, L. Ge, A. Guetz, V. Ivanov, M. Kowalski, L. Lee, C. Ng, G. Schussman, R. Uplenchwar, M. Wolf, and K. Ko. "X-band Linear Collider R&D in Accelerating Structures through Advanced Computing," SLAC-PUB-10563, in Proceedings of the 9th European Particle Accelerator Conference, July 2004.

Conference Extended Abstracts/Posters (Peer reviewed)

Michael M. Wolf and Ben A. Miller, "Detecting Anomalies in Very Large Graphs," The Sixth SIAM Workshop on Combinatorial Scientific Computing (CSC14), Lyon, France, July 21-23, 2014. (extended abstract)

Michael M. Wolf, Michael A. Heroux, and Erik G. Boman, "Hybrid MPI/Multithreaded PCG: A Use Case for MPI Shared Memory Allocation," Supercomputing 2010, New Orleans, November 13-19, 2010. (Poster presentation)

Popular Science/Math

Michael Wolf and Erik Boman, "An Increasing Role for Combinatorial Methods in Large-Scale Parallel Simulations," SIAM News, Volume 41, Number 5, June 2008. (link)

Technical Reports

J. Ray, B. M. Adams, K. D. Devine, Y. M. Marzouk, M. M. Wolf, and H. N. Najm, "Distributed Micro-Releases of Bioterror Pathogens: Threat Characterizations and Epidemiology from Uncertain Patient Observables," SANDIA Technical Report SAND2008-6044, Sandia National Laboratories.

Michael M. Wolf and Erik G. Boman, "Partitioning for Parallel Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication," SANDIA Technical Report SAND2007-7977, Sandia National Laboratories, 2007, pp. 75-86.


Michael M. Wolf, "Hypergraph-Based Combinatorial Optimization of Matrix-Vector Multiplication." PhD thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 2009.

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