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Multiscale Computing with the Multiscale Modeling Library and Runtime Environment

Published inProcedia computer science, vol. 18, p. 1097-1105
Publication date2013
Abstract

We introduce a software tool to simulate multiscale models: the Multiscale Coupling Library and Environment 2 (MUSCLE 2). MUSCLE 2 is a component-based modeling tool inspired by the multiscale modeling and simulation framework, with an easy-to-use API which supports Java, C++, C, and Fortran. We present MUSCLE 2's runtime features, such as its distributed computing capabilities, and its benefits to multiscale modelers. We also describe two multiscale models that use MUSCLE 2 to do distributed multiscale computing: an in-stent restenosis and a canal system model. We conclude that MUSCLE 2 is a notable improvement over the previous version of MUSCLE, and that it allows users to more flexibly deploy simulations of multiscale models, while improving their performance.

Keywords
  • Multiscale modeling
  • Distributed multiscale computing
  • MUSCLE
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BORGDORFF, Joris et al. Multiscale Computing with the Multiscale Modeling Library and Runtime Environment. In: Procedia computer science, 2013, vol. 18, p. 1097–1105. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2013.05.275
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