[Beowulf] massive parallel processing application required

Mitchell Wisidagamage 06002352 at brookes.ac.uk
Thu Feb 1 03:56:19 PST 2007

> Optimum path routing of ships and/or airplanes, taking into account the 
> winds, currents, sea state, temperatures, etc.
> Large realtime and climatological databases are available.
> The path optimization algorithms are simple and fairly well known (A and 
> A-star are two to start with).  The challenge is in suitable heuristics 
> to prune the search space.
> You can optimize for minimum time in transit, or minimum fuel cost, or 
> minimum probability of delay, etc.

Very nice example! Thank you

I requested some JPL CDs of images when I was a teenager. I was very 
impressed at the time. :o)

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