Table of Contents

Introduction to the Special Issue

Parallel and Distributed Discrete Event Simulation
Carl Tropper

Special Issue

The Development of Conservative Superstep Protocols for Shared Memory Multiprocessor Systems
Boon-Ping Gan, Yoke-Hean Low, Wentong Cai, Stephen J. Turner, Sanjay Jain, Wen Jing Hsu, Shell Ying Huang
Implementation of a Virtual Time Synchronizer for Distributed Databases on a Cluster of Workstations
A. Boukerche, S. K. Das, Ajoy K. Datta, T. E. LeMaster
Applying Multilevel Partitioning to Parallel Logic Simulation
Swaminathan Subramanian, Dhananjai M. Rao, Philip A. Wilsey
Self-Organized Criticality in Optimistic Simulation of Correlated Systems
B. J. Overeinder, A. Schoneveld, P. M. A. Sloot
Some Ownership Management Issues in Distributed Simulation using HLA/RTI
Farshad Moradi, Rassul Ayani, Gary Tan

Research paper

Communication Overhead on Distributed Memory Machines
Shiping Chen, Jingling Xue
Rank Order Filtering on Massively-Parallel Single-Bit Mesh Processor Arrays
Hongchi Shi, Hongzheng Li

Book review

Introduction to Parallel Processing
Shahram Latifi
Handbook on Parallel and Distributed Processing
Marcin Paprzycki