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Kevin Barker

Advanced Comput, Math & Data
Computer Scientist, Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-30
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Li J., B. Ucar, U. Catalyurek, J. Sun, K.J. Barker, and R. Vuduc. 2019. "Efficient and Effective Sparse Tensor Reordering." In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS 2019), June 26-28, 2019, Phoenix, AZ, 227-237. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-138751. doi:10.1145/3330345.3330366


  • Li A., S. Song, J. Chen, X. Liu, N.R. Tallent, and K.J. Barker. 2018. "Tartan: Evaluating Modern GPU Interconnect via a Multi-GPU Benchmark Suite." In IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC 2018), September 30-October 2, 2018, 191-202. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-137642. doi:10.1109/IISWC.2018.8573483


  • Landwehr J.B., J.D. Suetterlein, J.B. Manzano Franco, A. Marquez, K.J. Barker, and G.R. Gao. 2017. "Designing Scalable Distributed Memory Models: A Case Study." In Proceedings of the Computing Frontiers Conference (CF 2017), May 15-17, 2017, Siena, Italy, 174-182. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-124960. doi:10.1145/3075564.3077425
  • Schram M., V. Bansal, R.D. Friese, N.R. Tallent, J. Yin, K.J. Barker, and E.G. Stephan, et al. 2017. "Integrating prediction, provenance, and optimization into high energy workflows." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 898, no. 6:Article No. 062052. PNNL-SA-129007. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/898/6/062052


  • Tallent N.R., K.J. Barker, R. Gioiosa, A. Marquez, G. Kestor, S. Song, and A. Tumeo, et al. 2016. "Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2016), August 8-10, 2016, Long Beach, California. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-119257. doi:10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392


  • Barker K.J., D.J. Kerbyson, and E.A. Anger. 2014. "On the Feasibility of Dynamic Power Steering." In Energy Efficient Supercomputing Workshop (E2SC 2014), November 16, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana, 60-69. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-105965. doi:10.1109/E2SC.2014.6
  • Chavarrķa-Miranda D., J.B. Manzano Franco, S. Krishnamoorthy, A. Vishnu, K.J. Barker, and A. Hoisie. 2014. "SCaLeM: A Framework for Characterizing and Analyzing Execution Models." In Beowulf 2014: Proceedings of the 20 Years of Beowulf Workshop on Honor of Thomas Sterling's 65th Birthday, October 13-14, 2014, Annapolis, Maryland, 34-43. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-105049. doi:10.1145/2737909.2737910
  • Kerbyson D.J., K.J. Barker, A. Vishnu, and A. Hoisie. 2014. "A performance comparison of current HPC systems: Blue Gene/Q, Cray XE6 and InfiniBand systems." Future Generation Computer Systems 30. PNNL-SA-101041. doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.06.019
  • You Y., S. Song, H. Fu, A. Marquez, M. Mehri Dehanavi, K.J. Barker, and K. Cameron, et al. 2014. "MIC-SVM: Designing A Highly Efficient Support Vector Machine For Advanced Modern Multi-Core and Many-Core Architectures." In IEEE 28th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2014), May 19-23, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona, 809-818. Los Alamitos, California:IEEE Computer Society. PNNL-SA-102817. doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2014.88


  • Kerbyson D.J., K.J. Barker, A. Vishnu, and A. Hoisie. 2013. "Comparing the Performance of Blue Gene/Q with Leading Cray XE6 and InfiniBand Systems." In Proceedings of 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), December 17-19, 2012, Singapore, 556-563. Los Alamitos, California:IEEE Computer Society. PNNL-SA-91632. doi:10.1109/ICPADS.2012.81
  • Kerbyson D.J., K.J. Barker, D.S. Gallo, D. Chen, J.R. Brunheroto, K.D. Ryu, and G.L. Chiu, et al. 2013. "Tracking the Performance Evolution of Blue Gene Systems." In Supercomputing: 28th International Supercomputing Conference (ISC 2013), June 16-20, 2013, Leipzig, Germany. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, edited by JM Kunkel, T Ludwig and HW Meuer, 7905, 317-329. Berlin:Springer-Verlag. PNNL-SA-94949. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38750-0_24
  • Song S., K.J. Barker, and D.J. Kerbyson. 2013. "Unified Performance and Power Modeling of Scientific Workloads." In E2SC '13 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Energy Efficient Supercomputing, November 17-21, 2013, Denver, Colorado, Article No. 4. New York, New York:Association for Computing Machinery. PNNL-SA-99736. doi:10.1145/2536430.2536435
  • Vishnu A., D.J. Kerbyson, K.J. Barker, and H. van Dam. 2013. "Building Scalable PGAS Communication Subsystem on Blue Gene/Q." In IEEE 27th Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshop & PhD Forum (IPDPSW 2013), May 20-24, 2013, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 825-833. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-93018. doi:10.1109/IPDPSW.2013.262
  • Vishnu A., S. Song, A. Marquez, K.J. Barker, D.J. Kerbyson, K. Cameron, and P. Balaji. 2013. "Designing Energy Efficient Communication Runtime Systems: A View from PGAS Models." Journal of Supercomputing 63, no. 3:691-709. PNNL-SA-80095. doi:10.1007/s11227-011-0699-9


  • Kerbyson D.J., A. Vishnu, K.J. Barker, and A. Hoisie. 2011. "Codesign Challenges for Exascale Systems: Performance, Power and Reliability." Computer 44, no. 11:37-43. PNNL-SA-82888. doi:10.1109/MC.2011.298
  • Kerbyson D.J., and K.J. Barker. 2011. "A Performance Model of Direct Numerical Simulation for Analyzing Large-Scale Systems." In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and Phd Forum (IPDPSW 2011), May 16-29, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska, 1824-1830. Los Alamitos, California:IEEE Computer Society. PNWD-SA-9297.


  • Vishnu A., S. Song, A. Marquez, K.J. Barker, D.J. Kerbyson, K. Cameron, and P. Balaji. 2010. "Designing Energy Efficient Communication Runtime Systems for Data Centric Programming Models." In IEEE/ACM Internationall Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom 2010) and the International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom 2010), December 18-20, 2010, Hangzhou, China, edited by P Zhu, et al, 229-236. Piscatawy, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. PNNL-SA-74309. doi:10.1109/GreenCom-CPSCom.2010.133

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