Session: Application Steering in a Collaborative Environment
  Title: Application Steering in a Collaborative Environment
  Chair: Uwe Woessner (HLRS Stuttgart)
  Time: Thursday, November 20, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
  Rm #: 6-10
  Speaker(s)/Author(s):  
  Mathilde Romberg (Research Center Julich), John Brooke (University of Manchester), Thomas Eickermann (Research Centre Juelich), Uwe Woessner (HLRS), Bruce Boghosian (Tufts University), Maziar Nekovee (BT Exact), Peter Coveney (University College London)
   
  Description:
  In this showcase we will present live running simulations which are integrated into the Access Grid in a variety of different ways. An example of this is the use of vnc to distribute a desktop on which the simulation is being displayed. Another example is the redirection of the visualization into vic to make 3D animations available over the Access Grid. Other examples that will be explored are the use of OpenGL Vizserver to direct the output of a graphics supercomputer located on the Grid to the AG locations. We will also utilize the ability of the next generation AG software to directly link with visualization toolkits such as vtk, AVS/Express, or COVISE as an integrated part of the Virtual Venue if this functionality is available at the time of SC2003. The latter part of the showcase will feature the live use of application steering by geographically separated scientists in the ambitious TeraGyroid experiment, and will review the challenges faced in harnessing the combined resources of the US TeraGrid and UK e-Science Grid to produce a major leap forward in soft condensed matter simulation.



A Windows Media Stream archive of this session is available at mms://winmedia.internet2.edu/VB-on-Demand/AppSteering.asf. It is recommended that this file be viewed using Windows Media Player version 9.
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