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Kevin Barker

High Performance Computing
Scientist, Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-30
Richland, WA 99352

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  • Tallent NR, KJ Barker, R Gioiosa, A Marquez, G Kestor, S Song, A Tumeo, DJ Kerbyson, and A Hoisie. 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.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392


  • Kerbyson DJ, KJ 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 30:291-304.  doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.06.019
  • Barker KJ, DJ Kerbyson, and EA Anger. 2014. "On the Feasibility of Dynamic Power Steering." In Energy Efficient Supercomputing Workshop (E2SC 2014), November 16, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 60-69.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/E2SC.2014.6
  • Chavarrķa-Miranda D, JB Manzano Franco, S Krishnamoorthy, A Vishnu, KJ 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, pp. 34-43.  ACM, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2737909.2737910
  • You Y, S Song, H Fu, A Marquez, M Mehri Dehanavi, KJ Barker, K Cameron, A Randles, and G Yang. 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, pp. 809-818.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2014.88


  • Kerbyson DJ, KJ 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, pp. 556-563.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA.  doi:10.1109/ICPADS.2012.81
  • Song S, KJ Barker, and DJ 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, p. Article No. 4.  Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2536430.2536435
  • Kerbyson DJ, KJ Barker, DS Gallo, D Chen, JR Brunheroto, KD Ryu, GL Chiu, and A Hoisie. 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, vol. 7905, ed. JM Kunkel, T Ludwig and HW Meuer, pp. 317-329.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.  doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38750-0_24
  • Vishnu A, DJ Kerbyson, KJ 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, pp. 825-833.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/IPDPSW.2013.262
  • Vishnu A, S Song, A Marquez, KJ Barker, DJ Kerbyson, K Cameron, and P Balaji. 2013. "Designing Energy Efficient Communication Runtime Systems: A View from PGAS Models." Journal of Supercomputing 63(3):691-709 .  doi:10.1007/s11227-011-0699-9


  • Kerbyson DJ, A Vishnu, KJ Barker, and A Hoisie. 2011. "Codesign Challenges for Exascale Systems: Performance, Power and Reliability." Computer 44(11):37-43.  doi:10.1109/MC.2011.298
  • Kerbyson DJ, and KJ 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, pp. 1824-1830.  IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA. 


  • Vishnu A, S Song, A Marquez, KJ Barker, DJ 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, ed. P Zhu, et al, pp. 229-236.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscatawy, NJ.  doi:10.1109/GreenCom-CPSCom.2010.133

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