Accession Number : ADA297522

Title :   Conference on Software for Multiprocessors and Supercomputers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug-31 Dec 94,

Corporate Author : STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK RESARCH FOUNDATION

Personal Author(s) : Wittie, Larry

PDF Url : ADA297522

Report Date : 27 JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Nearly 40 scientists from 9 countries outside Russia attended the conference. The countries supplying the most participants were France, Britain, and the United States. They were joined by a rotating collection of about 80 Russian scientists affiliated with the ten institutes ot the Russian Academy ot Science (RAS) which provided speakers tor the conference. Russian speakers came from institutes of RAS in Moscow, Nevosibirsk, St. Petersburg, and the Ukraine. The conference was beneficial for all. The visiting western scientists were given access to some of the latest Russian developments in the technologies for parallel computer programming met Russian scientists that had participated in legendary projects such as BESM and MARS, and could make or renew acquaintances with leaders of the Russian research institutes that are just coming into the world market as reliable providers of inexpensively priced, high quality computer systems software. They also had free access to the many cultural treasures of Moscow and could see Russian society firsthand in the transition between centrally controlled and individually directed economies. The Russians were given badly needed opportunities to meet western corporate and academic computer scientists with which they must seen term economic and scientific alliances it they are to survive personally and professionally. (KAR) P. 1

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *SYMPOSIA, *MULTIPROCESSORS, *SUPERCOMPUTERS, USSR, GLOBAL, UNITED STATES, MARKETING, SCHOOLS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PARALLEL PROCESSING, PARALLEL PROCESSORS, ACCESS, ROTATION, COLLECTION, COMPUTER PERSONNEL, FINANCE.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE