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This paper contains details on a project aimed to provide location-aware value-added services to the participants of an academic conference. The major characteristic of this project is the fusion of RFID technology, database management, data mining, real-time information visualization, and interactive web application technologies into an operational(More)
This case study presents the results of porting a production scientific code, called NAMD, to the SRC-6 high-performance reconfigurable computing platform based on field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. NAMD is a molecular dynamics code designed to run on large supercomputing systems and used extensively by the computational biophysics community.(More)
In this short communication, we present a novel approach for integrating a standard sensor interface and a reconfigurable wireless data communication channel on a single Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) chip. In a traditional wireless sensor device, sensor and communication electronics are built as separate components and their integration consists of(More)
By design, the SRC-6 reconfigurable computer is programmed in the MAP C programming language within the framework provided by the SRC Carte™ development environment. The functionality of the original language can be extended via third party subroutines, called macros. These macros, typically implemented in Verilog Hardware Description Language, are brought(More)
In this case study, a data-oriented approach is used to visualize a complex digital signal processing pipeline. The pipeline implements a Frequency Modulated (FM) Software-Defined Radio (SDR). SDR is an emerging technology where portions of the radio hardware, such as filtering and modulation, are replaced by software components. We discuss how an SDR(More)
This paper presents an overview of the model development and validation of an advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) computer code (CFD-BWR) that allows the detailed analysis of two-phase flow and heat transfer phenomena in Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) fuel bundles. The CFD-BWR code is being developed as a customized module built on the foundation of(More)