Patents

(1)   An Apparatus for use in Producing a Timetable, Australian Provisional Patent, PK0925/90.

(2)   Method for Testing and Debugging Computer Programs, Australian Provisional Patent, PM5196/94. US Patent Number 5,838,975.

(3)  Parallel Execution Mechanism for Spreadsheets, Australian Provision Patent PQ8365/01. US Patent lodged (Number 20010056440).

(4)   A Method of Eliminating Lens Flare in Front Projection Video Conference Facilities, Australian Provision Patent PR0553/01.

Chapters in Books

(1)   Abramson, D.A.  and Egan, G. "Design Considerations for a High Performance Dataflow Multiprocessor", Chapter 4, "Advanced Topics in Dataflow Computing", Prentice Hall, 1991.

(2)   Abramson, D. A. and Dang, H. "School Timetables: A Case Study in Simulated Annealing", Applied Simulated Annealing, Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematics Systems, Springer-Verlag, Ed. V. Vidal, Chapter 5, ISBN 3-540-56229-X, 1993

(3)   Abramson, D., Cameron, G. "DCompose: A Tool for Measuring Data Decomposition on Distributed Memory Multiprocessors", Current and Future Trends in Parallel and Distributed Computing, Ed Albert Zomaya, Thomson Computer Press, Chapter 15, pp 411 - 433, ISBN 1-85032-188-4, 1995. (Abstract)(PS)

(4)   Wail, S. and Abramson, D.A, "Can Data-flow Machines be programmed with an Imperative Language?", Appearing in "Advacnced Topics in Dataflow Computing", IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995, Editors Gao, Bic and Gaudiot. BP06542, ISBN 0-8186-6542-4, pp 229-266.

(5)   De Silva, A. and Abramson, D. A. , "Parallel algorithms for solving  Stochastic Linear Programs", Chapter 38, pp 1097 - 1115, Handbook of Parallel and Distributed Computing, McGraw Hill, Ed Albert Zomaya, ISBN 0-073020-2, 1996. (Abstract)(PS)

(6)   Baldridge, K., Sudholt, W., Greenberg, J. Amoreira, C., Potier, Y., Altintas, I., Birnbaum, A., Abramson, D., Enticott, C and Garic, S. “Cluster and Grid Infrastructure for Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry”, “Parallel Computing for Bioinformatics”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2006.

(7)   Goscinski, W. and Abramson, D. “An Infrastructure for the Deployment of e-Science Applications”, in “High Performance Computing (HPC) and Grids in Action”, Volume 16 Advances in Parallel Computing, Editor: L. Grandinetti, March 2008, approx. 540 pp., hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-58603-839-7.

Theses

(1)   Abramson, D.A. (1982c) "Computer Hardware to Support Capability Based Addressing in a Large Virtual Memory", Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Monash University.

Journal Publications

(1)          Abramson, D and Egan, G, "The RMIT Dataflow Computer: A Hybrid Architecture", The Computer Journal, Vol 33, No 3, June 1990, pp 230 - 240.

(2)          Abramson, D, and Egan, G. " An Overview of the RMIT/CSIRO Parallel Systems Architecture Project", Australian Computer Journal, Vol 20, No 3, August 1988.

(3)          Abramson, D.A., Ramamohanarao, K., and Ross, M, "A Scalable Cache Coherence Algorithm using a Selectively Clearable Cache Memory", Australian Computer Journal, Vol 21, No 1, Feb 1989.

(4)          Abramson, D. A. "Constructing School Timetables using Simulated Annealing: Sequential and Parallel Algorithms", Management Science, Vol 37, No 1, Jan 1991, pp 98 - 113. (Abstract)(PS)

(5)          Rosenberg, J. Keedy, J. L.  and Abramson "Addressing Mechanisms for Large virtual Memories", The Computer Journal, August 1992.

(6)          Abramson, D.A.,  "A Very High Speed Architecture to Support Simulated Annealing", IEEE Computer, May 1992, pp 27 - 34.

(7)          Rotstayn, L., Francis, R., Abramson, D. and Dix, M. "Suitability of GCM physics for execution on SIMD parallel computers", J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, Vol 71,1993 . pp 297-303. . (Abstract)

(8)          McKay, A. and Abramson, D. "Evaluating the Performance of a SISAL implementation of the Abingdon Cross Image Processing Benchmark", International Journal of Parallel Programming, Vol 33, Number 2, pp 105 - 134, 1995.  (Abstract)(PS)

(9)          Abramson, D., Dang, H. and Krishnamoorthy, M. "A Comparison of Two Methods for Solving 0-1 Integer Programs Using a General Purpose Simulated Annealing", Annals of Operations Research, 63 (1996), pp 129 - 150. (Abstract)(PS)

(10)      Abramson, D.A. and Sosic, R. "A Debugging  and Testing Tool for Supporting Software Evolution",  Journal of Automated Software Engineering, 3 (1996), pp 369 - 390. (Abstract)(PS)

(11)      De Silva, A. and Abramson, D. A. "A Parallel Interior Point Method and its Application to Facility Location Problems", Computational Optimization and Applications, Volume 9, Number 3, March 98, pp 249 – 273. (Abstract)(PS)

(12)      Abramson D.,  Foster, I., Michalakes, J. and Sosic R., "Relative Debugging: A new paradigm for debugging scientific applications", the Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (CACM), Vol 39, No 11, pp 67 - 77, Nov 1996. (Abstract)(PS)

(13)      Sosic, R. and Abramson, D. A. "Guard: A Relative Debugger", Software Practice and Experience, Vol 27(2), pp 185 – 206 (Feb 1997). (Abstract)(PS)

(14)      Abramson, D.A. , Dang, H. and Krisnamoorthy, M., "Simulated Annealing Cooling Schedules for the School Timetabling Problem", Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 16 (1999) 1-22. (Abstract)(PS)

(15)      Abramson, D. A. and Randall, M. “A Simulated Annealing code for General Integer Linear Programs”, Annals of Operations Research 86(1999) 3-21. (Abstract)(PS)

(16)      Beasley, J.E., Krishnamoorthy, M, Sharaiha, Y.M., Abramson, D.A. “Scheduling Aircraft Landings - the Static Case”, Transportation Science, vol. 34, 2000, pp180-197.

(17)      Randall, M. and Abramson, D “A General Meta-Heuristic Based Solver for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems ", Combinatorial Optimisation and Applications (COAP)., 20, 2001, pp 185 – 210. (Abstract)(PS)

(18)      Watson, G. and Abramson, D. “Relative Debugging For Data Parallel Programs: A ZPL Case Study”, IEEE Concurrency, Vol 8, No 4, October 2000, pp 42 – 52. (Abstract)(PDF)

(19)      Smith, K. A., Abramson, D. and Duke, D., "Hopfield Neural Networks for Timetabling: Formulations, Methods, and Comparative Results", Computers & Industrial Engineering, 44 (2003), pp 283 - 305. (Abstract)(PDF)

(20)      Buyya, R, Abramson, D. Giddy, J and Stockinger, H. “Economic Models for Resource Management and Scheduling in Grid Computing”, Journal of Concurrency: Practice and Experience, Grid computing special issue 14/13-15, 2002, pp 1507 - 1542. (Abstract)(PDF)

(21)      Abramson, D, Buyya, R. and Giddy, J. “A Computational Economy for Grid Computing and its Implementation in the Nimrod-G Resource Broker”, Future Generation Computer Systems. Volume 18, Issue 8, Oct-2002. (Abstract) (PDF).

(22)      Buyya, R., Branson, K., Giddy, J. Abramson, D., “The Virtual Laboratory: Enabling On Demand Drug Design with the Worldwide Grid”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 15(1), 2003. (Abstract) (PDF)

(23)      Abramson, D and Watson, G. “Debugging Scientific Applications in the .NET Framework”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 19 issue 5, June 2003., pp 665 - 678. (Abstract) (PDF)

(24)      Tran, N., Mingins, C., and Abramson, D., “Design and Implementation
of Assertions for the Common Language Infrastructure”, IEE Proceedings - Software, 150(5), October 2003, pp. 329-336. (Abstract)(PDF).

(25)      Sudholt, W., Baldridge, K., Abramson, D., Enticott, C. and Garic, S. “Parameter Scan of an Effective Group Difference Pseudopotential Using Grid Computing”, New Generation Computing 22 (2004) 125-135. (Abstract)(PDF)

(26)      Beasley, J.E., Krishnamoorthy, M., Sharaiha, Y.M. and Abramson, D., “Displacement problem and dynamically scheduling aircraft landings" J. Opl Res.Soc. 55 (2004) 54-64.

(27)      Buyya, R., Date, S., Mizuno-Matsumoto, Y., Venugopal, S. and Abramson, D. “Neuroscience Instrumentation and Distributed Analysis of Brain Activity Data: A Case for eScience on Global Grids”, Journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE), Volume 17, No. 15, 1783-1798pp, Wiley Press, New York, USA, Dec. 2005.

(28)      Buyya, R., Abramson, D. and Venugopal, S. “The Grid Economy”, Special Issue on Grid Computing, Proceedings of the IEEE, Manish Parashar and Craig Lee (editors), Volume 93, Issue 3, 698-714pp, IEEE Press, New York, USA, March 2005. (Abstract) (PDF)

(29)      Abramson, D., Kommineni, J., McGregor, J. and Katzfey, J. “An Atmospheric Sciences Workflow and its Implementation with Web Services”, Future Generation Computer Systems, 21 (2005), pp 69 – 78. Also appeared in The International Conference on Computational Sciences, ICCS04, Krakow Poland, June 6 – 9, 2004. (Abstract)(PDF).

(30)      Sudholt, W., Baldridge, K., Abramson, D., Enticott, C. and Garic, S., “Application of Grid computing to parameter sweeps and optimizations in molecular modeling”, Future Generation Computer Systems, 21 (2005), 27-35. Also appeared in  International Conference on Computational Sciences, ICCS04, Krakow Poland, June 6 – 9, 2004.  (Abstract)(PDF).

(31)      Buyya, R., Murshed, M, Abramson, D. and Venugopal, S. “Scheduling Parameter Sweep Applications on Global Grids: A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimisation Algorithm”, International Journal of Software: Practice and Experience (SPE), Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 491 - 512, Wiley Press, New York, USA, April 25, 2005. (Abstract) (PDF)

(32)      Lewis, A. Abramson, D. and Peachey, T., "RSCS: A Parallel Simplex Algorithm for the Nimrod/O Optimization Toolset", Scientific Programming, 14(1), 1-11 (2006). IOS Press. (Abstract)(PDF)

(33)       Sankar, B., Premaratne, M., Abramson, D., Lee, K., Nirmalathas, A., Lim, C.,  Shinada, S., Wada, N., and Miyazaki, T., “Analytical Characterization of Optical Pulse Propagation in Polarization-Sensitive Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 42, NO. 10, October 2006.

(34)           Ramdas, T., Abramson, D., Egan, G. & Baldridge, K. “Towards a special-purpose massively parallel computer for ab initio quantum chemistry: What’s on the table, and how do we take it?”, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts: Theory, Computation, and Modeling (Theoretica Chimica Acta), doi:10.1007/s00214-007-0306-6, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 1432-881X (Print) 1432-2234 (Online), April 28, 2007. (PDF)

(35)           Lynch, A. H., D. Abramson, K.  J. Beringer, and P. Uotila (2007), Influence of savanna fire on Australian monsoon season precipitation and circulation as simulated using a distributed computing environment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L20801, doi:10.1029/2007GL030879.

(36)           Zheng C, Katz M, Papadopoulos P, Abramson D, Ayyub S, Enticott C, Garic S, Goscinski W, Arzberger P, Lee B S, Phatanapherom S, Sriprayoonsakul S, Uthayopas P, Tanaka Y, Tanimura Y, Tatebe O. “Lessons Learned Through Driving Science Applications in the PRAGMA Grid.” Int. J. Web and Grid Services, Vol.3, No.3, pp 287- 312. 2007. (Abstract)(PDF)

(37)           Ramdas, T., Abramson, D., Egan, G. & Baldridge, K. “On ERI Sorting for SIMD Execution of Large-Scale Hartree-Fock SCF”, Comp. Phys. Commun., doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2008.01.045, 2008. (PDF)

(38)           Ramdas, T., Abramson, D., Egan, G. & Baldridge, K. “Uniting extrinsic vectorization and shell structure for efficient SIMD evaluation of Electron Repulsion Integrals”, to appear, J. Chem. Phys. (in press), 2008. (PDF)

Refereed International Conferences

(1)          Rosenberg J and Abramson D.A.. (1985) "MONADS PC - A Workstation to Support Software Engineering", Proceedings of Eighteenth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2-4, 1985. (Selected as Best paper in Hardware track)

(2)          Abramson, D.A. and Keedy, J.L (1985) "Implementing a Large Virtual Memory in a Distributed Computer System", Proceedings of Eighteenth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 2-4, 1985.

(3)          Abramson, D. and Rosenberg, J. "The Micro-Architecture of a Capability Based Computer", Proceedings of ACM 19th International Conference on Microprogramming, New York, 1986.

(4)          Abramson, D. and Rosenberg, J. "Tools for Microcode development in a Capability based computer", Proceedings of ACM 19th International Conference on Microprogramming, New York, 1986.

(5)          Rosenberg, J. and Abramson, D.A. "The MONADS Architecture: Motivation and Implementation", Proceedings of First Pan Pacific Computer Conference, Melbourne, 1985. Invited Paper.

(6)          Abramson, D. A. "Using a dataflow computer for functional logic simulation", Third International Conference on Supercomputing, Boston, Massachusetts, May 15-20, 1988.

(7)          Abramson, D.A.  "Case Studies in Parallel Processing", Proceedings of 1989 International Conference on Computation, Applications and Techniques (CTAC 89) Brisbane, 1989, Hemisphere Publishing.

(8)          Abramson, D.A. and Freidin, J.  "A Parallel Router for Printed Circuit Boards", 24th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, pp 164 - 171, Jan 1991.

(9)          Abramson, D. A. and Abela, J. "A Parallel Genetic Algorithm for Solving the School Timetabling Problem", IJCAI workshop on Parallel Processing in AI, Sydney, August 91. Also appearing in 15 Australian Computer Science Conference, Hobart, Feb 1992, pp 1 - 11. (Abstract)(PS)

(10)      Abramson, D., Francis, R. and Dix, M. "A Retargettable Programming Environment for Studying Climate Models, Computational Techniques and Applications (CTAC-91), pp 91 - 100, July 1991.

(11)      Francis, R., Abramson, D., Dix, M. and Rotstayn, L. "SIMD Climate Modeling", Parallel Computing 91, pp 471 - 482, London, September 1991.

(12)      Rawling, M., Francis, R. and Abramson, D. "Potential Performance of Parallel Conservative Simulation of VLSI Circuits and Systems", IEEE/ACM 25th Annual Simulation Symposium, pp 71 - 80. 1992.

(13)      Abramson, D., Cameron, G., Dix, M. and Makies, M. "STORM: A Bus Based Shared Memory Multiprocessor for Climate Modelling", Proceedings of 26th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, Hawaii, pp 96 - 105, Jan 1993.

(14)      Abramson, D. A. "High Performance Application Specific Architectures", Proceedings of 26th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Kauai, Hawaii, pp 92 - 95, Jan 1993.

(15)      Jones, D., Hulskamp, J.  and Abramson, D. "Tools to facilitate the implementation of grid based finite difference algorithms on distributed computer systems", Proceedings of World Transputer Conference, Aachen, 20-22 September,  Germany, 1993.

(16)      Abramson, D. "Predicting the Performance of Scientific Applications on Distributed Memory Multiprocessors" The IEEE 1994 Scalable High Performance Computing Conference. Knoxville Tennessee, pp 285 - 292, May 23-25 1994. (Abstract)(PS)

(17)      Abramson, D.A., Cope, M. and McKenzie, R. "Modelling Photochemical Pollution using Parallel and Distributed Computing Platforms", Proceedings of PARLE-94, pp 478 - 489, Athens, Greece, July 1994. (Abstract)(PDF)

(18)      Abramson, D.A. and Sosic, R. "A Debugging Tool for Software Evolution",  CASE-95, 7th International Workshop on Computer-Aided Software Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1995, pp 206 - 214. Also appeared in proceedings of 2nd Working Conference on Reverse Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1995. (Abstract)(PS)

(19)      Abramson, D.A. and Sosic, R. "Relative Debugging using Multiple Program Versions", Key Note Address, 8th Int. Symp. on Languages for Intensional Programming , Sydney, 3-5th May, 1995. In Intensional Programming I, World Scientific, ISBN  981 - 02 - 2400 - 1. (Abstract)(PS)

(20)      Abramson D.,  Sosic R., Giddy J. and  Hall B., "Nimrod: A Tool for Performing Parametised Simulations using Distributed Workstations", The 4th IEEE Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, Virginia, August 1995, pp 112-121. (Abstract)(PS)

(21)      Abramson D.,  Foster, I., Michalakes, J. and Sosic R., "Relative Debugging and its Application to the Development of Large Numerical Models", Proceedings of IEEE Supercomputing 1995, San Diego, December 95. Selected as best paper. (Abstract)(PS)

(22)      Postula, A., Abramson, D. and Logothetis, P, "Synthesis for Prototyping of Application Specific Processors", Invited Key Note Talk, 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on HDL (APCHDL-96), Jan 8-10, 1996, Bangalore, India. (Abstract)(PS)

(23)      Abramson, D.A., Sosic, R. and Watson, G. "Implementation Techniques for a Parallel Relative Debugger ", International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques - PACT '96, October 20-23, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Abstract)(PS)

(24)      Postula, A., Abramson, D. and Logothetis, P, "The Design of a Specialised Processor for the Simulation of Sintering", Proceedings of the 22nd Euromicro Conference, September 2-5, 1996, Prague, Czech Republic. (Abstract)(PS)

(25)      Postula, A., Abramson, D., Ziping Fang and Logothetis, PA Comparison of High Level Synthesis and Register Transfer Level Design Techniques for Custom Computing Machines”, Configware Minitrack in the Software Technology Track of the Thirty-First Hawaii International  Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-31), Hawaii, Jan 1998. (Abstract)(PS)

(26)      Lewis, A, Abramson, D and Simpson, R., “Parallel non-linear optimization : Towards the design of a decision support system for air quality management”, IEEE Supercomputing 97, San Jose, 1997. (Abstract)(HTML)

(27)      Abramson, D, Logothetis, P., Randall, M and Postula, A. “A Tail of 2n cities: Performing Combinatorial Optimisation using Linked Lists on Special Purpose Computers”, The International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications - 1998 (ICCIMA'98), Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 9-11 February 1998, pp 17 – 26. (Abstract)(PS)

(28)      Abramson, D. Logothetis, P, Postula, A., Randall, M, “FPGA Based Custom Computing Machines for Irregular Problems", Fourth International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, (HPCA98), February 1-4, 1998, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Abstract)(PS)

(29)      Abramson, D., Smith, K., Logothetis, P. and Duke, D “FPGA Based Implementation of a Hopfield Neural Network for Solving Constraint Satisfaction Problems”, Workshop on Computational Intelligence of the 24th Euromicro Conference, Västerås, Sweden, August 25th-27th, 1998. (Abstract)(PS)

(30)      Postula, A., Chen, S., Jozwiak, L and Abramson, D. “Automated Synthesis of Interleaved Memory Systems for Custom Computing Machines”, Workshop on "Digital System Design: Architectures, Methods and Tools", 24th Euromicro Conference, Västerås, Sweden, August 25th-27th, 1998.

(31)      Abramson, D., Power, K., and Sosic, R., “Simulating Computer Networks using Clusters of  PCs”, HPC-TelePar'99 at the 1999 Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference (ASTC'99), April 11-15, 1999, San Diego, California,USA. (Abstract)(PS)

(32)      Giles, S. and Abramson, D. “The Virtual Tea Room: Integrating Video into Everyday Life”, International Wireless and Telecommunications Symposium, Malaysia, 17-21st May, 1999. (Abstract)(PS)

(33)      Smith, K. A, Abramson, D. and Duke, D., “Efficient Timetabling Formulations for Hopfield Neural Networks”, Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering Conference, 1999 (ANNIE’99).

(34)      Abramson, D., Giddy, J. and Kotler, L. “High Performance Parametric Modeling with Nimrod/G: Killer Application for the Global Grid?”, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), pp 520- 528, Cancun, Mexico, May 2000. (Abstract)(PS)

(35)      Buyya, R., Abramson, D. and Giddy, J. “Nimrod/G: An Architecture of a Resource Management and Scheduling System in a Global Computational Grid”, HPC Asia 2000, May 14-17, 2000, pp 283 – 289, Beijing, China. (Abstract)(PS)

(36)      Lewis, A., Saario, S., Abramson, D. and Lu, J., “An Application of Optimisation for Passive RF Component Design”, Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Milwaukee, June 4-7th, 2000.

(37)      Buyya, R, Abramson, D., and Giddy, J., “An Economy Driven Resource Management Architecture for Global Computational Power Grids”, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 26 - 29, 2000. (Abstract)(PDF)

(38)      Watson, G. and Abramson, D. “The Architecture of a Parallel Relative Debugger”, 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems - PDCS 2000,  August 8 - 10, 2000. (Abstract)(PS)

(39)       Buyya, R., Giddy, J. and Abramson, D. “An Evaluation of Economy-based Resource Trading and Scheduling on Computational Power Grids for Parameter Sweep Applications”, Workshop on Active Middleware Services (AMS 2000), (in conjuction with Ninth IEEE   International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing), Kluwer Academic Press, August 1, 2000, Pittsburgh, USA. (Abstract)(PS)

(40)      Abramson, D, Lewis, A. and Peachy, T., “Nimrod/O: A Tool for Automatic Design Optimization”, The 4th International Conference on Algorithms & Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP 2000), Hong Kong, 11 - 13 December 2000. (Abstract) (PDF).

(41)      Buyya, R, Abramson, D., and Giddy, J., A Case for Economy Grid Architecture for Service Oriented Grid Computing”, 10th Heterogeneous Computing Workshop April 23, 2001 in conjunction with IPDPS in San Francisco, California. (Abstract) (PDF).

(42)      Abramson, D, Lewis, A. and Peachy, T. “Case Studies in Automatic Design Optimisation using the P-BFGS Algorithm”, 2001 High Performance Computing Symposium (HPC'01), Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference, April 22-26, 2001, pp 104 – 109, Seattle, Washington (USA). (Abstract) (PDF)

(43)      Abramson, D., Roe, P., Kotler L and Mather, D., “ActiveSheets: Super-Computing with Spreadsheets”. 2001 High Performance Computing Symposium (HPC'01), Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference, April 22-26, 2001, pp 110 – 115, Seattle, Washington (USA). (Abstract) (PDF)

(44)      Watson, G., Abramson, D. “Parallel Relative Debugging for Distributed Memory Applications: A Case Study”, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications June 25-28, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (Abstract) (PDF)

(45)      Gedge, R. and Abramson, D. “The Virtual Tea Room - experiences with a new type of social space”, to appear, 7th International Workshop on Groupware, 6-8 September 2001, Darmstadt, Germany. (Abstract) (PDF)

(46)      Buyya, R., Stockinger, H., Giddy, J. and Abramson, D. “Economic Models for Management of Resources in Peer-to-Peer and Grid Computing”, Technical Track on Commercial Applications for High-Performance Computing, SPIE International Symposium on The Convergence of Information Technologies and Communications (ITCom 2001), August 20-24, 2001,  Denver, Colorado, USA. (Abstract) (PDF).

(47)      Abramson D, Lewis A, Peachey T, Fletcher, C., “An Automatic Design Optimization Tool and its Application to Computational Fluid Dynamics”, SuperComputing 2001, Denver, Nov 2001. (Abstract)(PDF).

(48)      Chan, P. and Abramson, D. “NetFiles: A Novel Approach to Parallel Programming of Master/Worker Applications”, HPC Asia 2001, 24-28 September 2001 • Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. (Abstract)(PDF).

(49)      Abramson, D., Watson, G. and Dung, L. “Guard: A Tool for Migrating Scientific Applications to the .NET Framework”, 2002 International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2002), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21st  2002, pp 834 - 843. (Abstract)(PDF).

(50)      Buyya, R, Murshed, M., and Abramson, D. “A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimization Algorithm for Scheduling Task Farming Applications on Global Grids”, The 2002 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 2002. (Abstract)(PDF).

(51)      Abramson, D., Barak, A and Enticott, C. “Job Management in Grids of MOSIX Clusters”, 16th  International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems,  pp 36 – 42, August 13 - 15, 2003 Reno, Nevada, USA, (Abstract)(PDF)

(52)      Abramson, D., Finkel, R., Kurniawan, D., Kowalenko, V. and Watson, G. “Parallel Relative Debugging with Dynamic Data Structures”, 16th  International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems,  pp 22 – 29, August 13 - 15, 2003 Reno, Nevada, USA, (Abstract)(PDF)

(53)      Searle, A, Gough, J. K. and Abramson, D. A. “DUCT: An Interactive Define-Use Chain Navigation Tool for Relative Debugging”, AADebug’03. Ghent, Belgium, September 2003. (Abstract)(PDF)

(54)      Lewis, A., Abramson, D. and Peachey, T. “An Evolutionary Programming Algorithm for Automatic Engineering Design, PPAM 2003, Fifth International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, Czestochowa, Poland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3019 / 2004, pp. 586 - 594, ISBN: 3-540-21946-3, September 7-10, 2003. (Abstract)(PDF).

(55)      Peachey, T., Abramson, D., Lewis, A., Kurniawan, D. and Jones, R. “Optimization using Nimrod/O and its Application to Robust Mechanical Design”, PPAM 2003, Fifth International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, Czestochowa, Poland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3019 / 2004, pp. 730 – 737, ISBN: 3-540-21946-3, September 7-10, 2003. (Abstract)(PDF).

(56)      Buyya, R, Date, S., Mizuno-Matsumoto, Y., Venugopal, S and Abramson, D. “Composition of Distributed Brain Activity Analysis and its On-Demand Deployment on Global Grids, New Frontiers in High-Performance Computing: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2003) Workshops (Dec. 17, 2003, Hyderabad, India), ISBN: 81-88901-05-9, Elite Publishing House, New Delhi, India. (Abstract)(PDF).

(57)      Lewis, A. and Abramson, D. “An Evolutionary Programming Algorithm for Multi-Objective Optimisation”, Proc. 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2003), vol. 3, pp. 1926-1932, Canberra, Dec. 2003.. (Abstract)(PDF)

(58)      Tran, N., Mingins, C., and Abramson, D., “Managed Assertions for Component Contracts', Proceedings of the Seventh World Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology (IDPT-2003), 3-5 December 2003, Austin, Texas (Abstract)(PDF).

(59)      Abramson, D. and Kommineni, J., “A Flexible IO Scheme for Grid Workflows”. IPDPS-04, Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2004. (Abstract)(PDF)

(60)      Abramson, D., Dongarra, J., Meek, E., Roe, P and Shi, Z., “Simplified Grid Computing through Spreadsheets and NetSolve”, Omiya Sonic City, Saitama, Tokyo, Japan, July 20-22, 2004, HPC Asia 2004. (Abstract)(PDF)

(61)      Nam, T., Abramson, D. and Mingins, C. “A Taxonomy of Call Ordering Problems”, APSEC2004, Nov. 30 -Dec. 3, 2004, Busan, Korea.

(62)      Goscinski, W. and Abramson, D. “Distributed Ant: A System to Support Application Deployment in the Grid”, IEEE Grid 2004, November, 2004, Pittsburgh, PA. (Abstract)(PDF)

(63)      Kommineni, J and Abramson, D. “Building Virtual Applications for the GRID with Legacy Components”, in “Advances in Grid Computing - EGC 2005, European Grid Conference”, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 3470), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 14-16, 2005. pp 961 – 971. Edited by P.M.A. Sloot, A.G. Hoekstra, T. Priol, A. Reinefeld, M. Bubak.

(64)      Chan, P. and Abramson, D. “Netfiles: An Enhanced Stream-based Communication Mechanism”, International Symposium on High Performance Computing (ISHPC), Higashikasugano, Nara City, Japan, Sept 7th – 9th, 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(65)      Tan, J, Abramson, D. and Enticott, C.  “Bridging Organizational Network Boundaries on the Grid”, IEEE Grid 2005, Seattle, Nov 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(66)      Ho, T. and Abramson, D. “The GriddLeS Data Replication Service”,  IEEE Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Melbourne, Dec 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(67)      Abramson, D., Kommineni, J. and Altinas, I. “Flexible IO services in the Kepler Grid Workflow Tool”, IEEE Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Melbourne, Dec 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(68)      Goscinski, W and Abramson, D. “Legacy Application Deployment over Heterogeneous Grids using Distributed Ant”, IEEE Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Melbourne, Dec 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(69)      Tran, N, Abramson, D., Mingins, C., “Call-Ordering Constraints”, to appear             12th ASIA-PACIFIC Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2005), Taipei , Taiwan, December 15-17, 2005. (Abstract)(PDF)

(70)      Abramson, D. “Applications Development for the Computational Grid”, The Eighth Asia Pacific Web Conference, Harbin, China, Invited Key Note Address, 16th – 18th Jan, 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3841 / 2006, pp. 1 – 12, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Abstract)(PDF)

(71)      Peachey, T., Abramson, D. and Lewis, A. “Model Optimization and Parameter Estimation with Nimrod/O”, The International Conference on Computational Science, May 28-31, 2006, University of Reading, UK, (Abstract)(PDF)

(72)      Zheng, C., Abramson, D., Arzberger, P., Ayyub, S., Enticott, C., Garic, S., Katz,  M., Kwak, J., Lee, B. S., Papadopoulos,  P., Phatanapherom, S., Sriprayoonsakul, S., Tanaka, Y., Tanimura, Y., Tatebe, O., Uthayopas, P. “The PRAGMA Testbed: Building a Multi-Application International Grid”, Workshop on Grid Testbeds, 6th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid 16-19 May 2006, Singapore. (Abstract)(PDF)

(73)      Abramson, D., Lynch, A., Takemiya, H., Tanimura, Y., Date, S.,  Nakamura, H., Jeong, K., Zhu, J., Lu, Z., Lee, H., Wang, C., Shih, H., Molina, T., Baldridge, K., Li, W. and Arzberger, P. “Deploying Scientific Applications to the PRAGMA Grid Testbed: Strategies and Lessons”, 6th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid 16-19 May 2006, Singapore. (Abstract)(PDF)

(74)      Lee, B., Tang, M., Zhang, J., Soon, O. Y., Zheng, C., Arzberger, P., Abramson, D. “Analysis of Jobs in a Multi-Organizational Grid Test-bed”, 6th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid 16-19 May 2006, Singapore. (Abstract)(PDF)

(75)      Goscinski, W. and Abramson, D. “Motor: A Virtual Machine for High Performance Computing”, IEEE HPDC 06, Paris 2006. (Abstract)(PDF)

(76)      Sankar, B., Premaratne, M., Abramson, D.,  Nirmalathas, A. and Lim, C., “Pulse Propagation in Polarization-sensitive Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers”, Joint International Conferences on Optical Internet and Next Generation Network (COIN-NGNCON 2006), which Korea, July 9 - 13, 2006.

(77)      Ho, T. and Abramson, D. “A Unified Data Grid Replication Framework”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing. Dec. 4- 6, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Abstract) (PDF)     

(78)      Abramson, D. A., Amoreira, C., Baldridge, K. K., Berstis, L., Kondrick, C., Peachey, T. C., 2006, A flexible grid framework for automatic protein-ligand docking, Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, 04 December 2006 to 06 December 2006, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos USA, pp. 1-8. (Abstract) (PDF)

(79)      Kurniawan, D., Abramson, D. A., 2007, An integrated grid development environment in Eclipse, Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, 10 December 2007 to 13 December 2007, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos CA USA, pp. 491-498. (Abstract) (PDF)

(80)      Kommineni, J., Abramson, D. and Tan, J. “Communication over a Secured Heterogeneous Grid with the GriddLeS runtime environment”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing. Dec. 4- 6, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Abstract) (PDF)

(81)      Kurniawan, D. and Abramson, D. “A WSRF-Compliant Debugger for Grid Applications”, 21st IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  (IPDPS 2007) March 26-30,  2007, Long Beach, California USA. (Abstract) (PDF)

(82)      Ayyub, S., Abramson, D., Enticott, C., Garic, S., Tan, J. “Executing Large Parameter Sweep Applications on a Multi-VO Testbed”, 7th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CCGrid 2007, pp 73 – 80, Brazil. (Abstract) (PDF)

(83)      Ho, T. and Abramson, D., “Active Data: Supporting the Grid Data Life Cycle”, ”, 7th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CCGrid 2007, pp 39 – 46, Brazil. (Abstract) (PDF)

(84)      Ramdas, T., Abramson, D., Egan, G. & Baldridge, K. “Converting  massive TLP to DLP: a special-purpose processor for molecular  orbital computations”, ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers 2007, pp. 267-276, Ischia Italy, May 7 – 9 2007.

(85)      Ayyub, S. and Abramson, D. “GridRod - A Service Oriented Dynamic Runtime Scheduler for Grid Workflows”. 21st ACM International Conference
on Supercomputing, June 16-20, 2007, Seattle. (Abstract) (PDF)

(86)      Chan, P. and Abramson, D. “pi-spaces: Support for Decoupled Communication in Wide-Area Parallel Applications”, 6th International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC2007), Urumchi, Xinjiang, China, August 16-18, 2007. (Abstract) (PDF)

(87)      Kurniawan, D and Abramson, D, “An Integrated Grid Development Environment in Eclipse”, to appear, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Bangalore, India, 10-13 December 2007. (Abstract) (PDF)

(88)      Chan, P. and Abramson, D. “A Scalable and Efficient Prefix-Based Lookup Mechanism for Large-Scale Grids”, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Bangalore, India, 10-13 December 2007. (Abstract) (PDF)

(89)      Buckle, A., Abramson, D., Amin, A., Bate, M., Beitz A., Enticott, C., Faux, N., Mahmood, K., Swift, M.., Treloar, A. and Whisstock. J, “eResearch Solutions for High Throughput Structural Biology”, The 3rd IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing, Bangalore, India, 10-13 December 2007. (Abstract) (PDF)

(90)      Chan, P. and Abramson, D., “Persistence and Communication State Transfer in an Asynchronous Pipe Mechanism”, The 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 07), Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 5-7, 2007 (Abstract) (PDF)

Refereed Australian Conference Publications

(1)     Abramson, D.A. "Hardware Management of a Large Virtual Memory, Proc. 4th Australian Computer Science Conference", Brisbane (Australian Computer Science Communications 3, 1, pp. 1-13).

(2)     Abramson, D.A.  "A Technique for Enhancing Processor Architecture, Proc. 5th Australian Computer Science Conference", Perth (Australian Computer Science Communications 4, 1, pp. 47-57).

(3)     Abramson, D.A. "Hardware for Capability Based Addressing", Proc. 9th Australian Computer Conference, Hobart, pp 101-115, August, 1982.

(4)     Keedy, J.L., Abramson, D., Rosenberg, J. and Rowe, D.M.  "The MONADS Project Stage 2: Hardware Designed to Support Software Engineering Techniques", Proc. 9th Australian Computer Conference, Hobart, pp 575 - 580, August 1982.

(5)     Keedy, J.L., Abramson D., Rosenberg, J. and Rowe, D.M.  "A Comparison of the MONADS II and III Computer Systems", Proc. 9th Australian Computer Conference,  Hobart, pp 581 - 587, August 1982.

(6)     Abramson, D.A.  "The MONADS II Computer System," Proc. 6th Australian Sciences Conference, Sydney, Februrary 1983, pp 1 - 10.

(7)     Abramson, D.A.  "A Microcode Emulator for Undergraduate Teaching", Proc. 7th Australian Sciences Conference, Adelaide, Australia, pp 3-1 - 3-10, Feb 1984.

(8)     Abramson, D.A. and Rosenberg, J.  "A Vertical User Interface to Horizontal Microcode via a Retargetable Microassembler",  Proceedings of 8th Australian Computer Science Conference, Feb 1985, Melbourne, Australia, pp 8-1 - 8-10.

(9)     Abramson, D.A. and Rosenberg, J  "Supporting a Capability-based Architecture in Silicon", 4th Australian  Micro-electronics conference, Sydney, May 1985, pp 43 - 50.

(10) Yap, R., Rosenberg, J. and Abramson, D.A.  "A C compilerfor a Capability Based Computer", Proceedings of the 9th Australian Computer Sciences Conference, Canberra Jan 1985, pp 23 - 34.

(11) Abramson, D.A., et al, "Super Computing Applications in the CSIRO-DIT High Performance Computation Project", 3rd Australian Supercomputing Conference, Melbourne,  Dec 1990.

(12) Abramson, D.A., Dix, M., Whiting, P., "A Study of the Shallow Water Equations on Various Parallel Architectures", 14th Australian Computer Science Conference, pp 06-1 - 06-12, Sydney, 1991

(13) Rawling, M., Francis, R. and Abramson, D. "Performance Bounds for the Conservative Parallel Discrete Event Simulation of VLSI Circuits and Systems", 15th Australian Computer Science Conference, Hobart, Jan 1992, pp 753 - 767.

(14) McKay, A and Abramson, D, "Using SISAL to implement  the Abingdon Cross Image Processing Benchmark", 4th Australian SuperComputing Conference, Gold Coast, Dec 1991, pp 107 - 116.

(15) Abela, J., Abramson, D., Krishnamoorthy, M. De Silva, A and Mills, G. "Computing Optimal Schedules for Landing Aircraft", The 12th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research. Adelaide, July 7-9, 1993, pp 71 - 90. (PS)

(16) Abramson, D., Dang, H. and Krishnamoorthy, M. "Enhanced Simulated Annealing Through Linear Programming Preprocessing", The 12th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research. Adelaide, July 7-9, 1993, pp 91- 114.

(17) Jones, D, Abramson, D.A. and Hulskamp, J. "Porting Parallel Programs from Shared Memory Multiprocessors to Transputer Based Message Passing Systems", 1991 Australian Transputer and OCCAM users group, Canberra, September 1991.

(18) Jones, D., Hulskamp, J. and Abramson, D. "BABBAGE: A tool to facilitate the implementation of master-slave grid oriented applications on distributed computer systems", Proceedings of 1993 Parallel Computing and Transputers Conference, Brisbane, pp 350 - 359, Nov 1993.

(19) De Silva, A. and Abramson, D. " Computational Experience with the Parallel Progressive Hedging Algorithm for Stochastic Linear Programs", Proceedings of 1993 Parallel Computing and Transputers Conference, pp 164 - 174, Brisbane, Nov 1993. (PS)

(20) Abramson, D., Mills, G. and Perkins, S. "Parallelisation of a Genetic Algorithm for the Computation of Efficient Train Schedules", Proceedings of 1993 Parallel Computing and Transputers Conference, Brisbane, pp 139 - 149 Nov 1993, IOS Press.

(21) Abramson, D.A. , Dang, H. and Krisnamoorthy, M., (1994), Cooling Schedules for Simulated Annealing Based Scheduling Algorithms,  Proceeding of the 17th Australian Computer Science Conference, pp 541 - 550. Univ of Caterbury, Christchurch, NZ, Jan 1994.

(22) Abramson , D., Sosic , R., Giddy , J., Cope , M. "The Laboratory Bench: Distributed Computing for Parametised Simulations", 1994 Parallel Computing and Transputers Conference, Wollongong, Nov 94, pp 17 - 27. (Abstract) (PS)

(23) Lewis, A., Abramson D.,  Sosic R., Giddy J., "Tool-based Parameterisation : An Application Perspective", Computational Techniques and Applications Conference, Melbourne, July 1995. (Abstract)(PS)

(24) Abramson, D, de Silva, A, Randall, M and Postula, A. "Special Purpose Computer Architectures for High Speed Optimisation", Parallel and Real Time Computing conference (PART-95), pp 13 - 20, September, 1995, Perth. (Abstract)(PS)

(25) D. Abramson, I. Foster, J. Giddy, A. Lewis, R. Sosic, R. Sutherst, N. White, The Nimrod Computational Workbench: A Case Study in Desktop Metacomputing, Australian Computer Science Conference (ACSC 97), Macquarie University, Sydney, Feb 1997, pp 17 - 26. (Abstract)(PS)

(26) Abramson, D, Logothetis, P., Randall, M and Postula, A. "Application Specific Computers for Combinatorial Optimisation", The Australian Computer Architecture Workshop, Sydney, Feb 1997, Springer-Verlag Singapore Pty. Ltd., Singapore, pp 29 - 43.

(27) Randall, M. and Abramson, D “A General Parallel TABU Search Algorithm for Combinatorial Optimisation Problems”, Proceedings of 1999 Parallel and Real Time Conference (PART-99), December 1999, Melbourne, pp 68 - 79.    

(28) Giles, S. and Abramson, D. “The Video Wall Project - Video Technology at the Leading Edge in Education”, Learning Technologies '99, 20 - 23 October, Noosa, Queensland.

(29) Abramson, D., Lowe, G. and Atkinson, P. “Are you interested in Computers and Electronics”, Fourth Australasian Computing Education Conference, 4 - 6 December 2000. (Abstract) (PDF)        

Unrefereed International Publications

(1)   Abramson, D.A. and Rosenberg, J.  "Hardware Support for Program Debuggers in a Paged Virtual Memory", Computer Architecture News, June 1983, Vol 11, No 2, pp 8-19.

(2)   Abramson, D and Watson, G. “Relative Debugging for Parallel Systems”, PCW '97, September 25 and 26, 1997, Australian National University, Canberra, pp P1-C-1 – P1-C-8. (Abstract)(PS)

(3)   Abramson, D and Giddy, J. “Scheduling Large Parametric Modelling Experiments on a Distributed Meta-computer”, PCW '97, September 25 and 26, 1997, Australian National University, Canberra, pp P2-H-1 – P2-H-8. (Abstract)(PS)

(4)   Abramson, D. “Parametric Modelling: Killer Apps for Linux Clusters”, The Linux Journal, #73, May 2000, pp 84 – 91.