PUBLICATIONS

* "Advance Refundings of Municipal Bonds - An American Option Style study on Multithreaded Architectures" - work in progress

* "A First Finite-Difference Implementation of Option Pricing Problem on Multithreaded Architecture" - work in progress

* (J) S.Yu. Sadov, P.N. Shivakumar, D. Firsov, S.H. Lui, R. Thulasiram, Mathematical Model of Ice Melting on Transmission Lines, Springer Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms (JMMA) -- Accepted. (Print version to appear; Springer On-line version available here)

*. Mohammad T. Islam, Parimala Thulasiraman and Ruppa K.Thulasiram, " An Ant Colony Optimization Based Routing Algorithm in Mobile Ad hoc Networks and its Parallel Implementation ", Chapter 18 in High Performance Scientific and Engineering Computing (Ed. Laurence Yang and Yi Pan), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Nowell, MA, USA, 2004.

*. Mohammad T. Islam, Parimala Thulasiraman and Ruppa K.Thulasiram, "Implementation of Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Mobile Ad hoc Network Applications: OpenMP Experiences", Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices Journal

*.  Shony Abraham, Sajib Barua,  Parimala Thulasiraman and Ruppa K.Thulasiram, "A Distributed Implementation of the Fast Fourier Transform Algorithm on the Indirect Swap Networks", Proceedings (CD-RoM) of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2003), May 4-7, 2003, Montreal, Canada. Abstract
 
*.  Mohammad T. Islam, Parimala Thulasiraman and Ruppa K.Thulasiram, " A Parallel Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for All-Pair Routing in MANETs",  Proceedings (CD-RoM) of the IEEE Computer Society Fourth  IPDPS workshop on  Parallel and Distributed Scientific and  Engineering Computing with Applications (PDSECA-2003), Nice, France, April 2003 (to appear)Abstract .

*. P.N. Shivakumar, Ruppa K. Thulasiram, Shiu H. Lui, " Mathematical Modeling of Ice on Transmission Lines and Robotic Solutions to De-Icing",  Proceedings of the International Conference and Instructional Workshop on Industrial Mathematics (ICIWIM02)  pp.431-440, December, 2002, Mumbai, India Abstract .

*. Kevin Theobald, Rishi Kumar, Gagan Agarwal, Gerd Heber, Ruppa Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, " Implementation and evaluation of a communication intensive application on t he EARTH multithreaded system ", Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience ( Vol.14 , Issue 3, March 2002, pp.183-201) Abstract .

*. Ruppa Thulasiram, Lubomir Litov, Hassan Nojumi, Chistopher Downing and Guang Gao, "Multithreaded Algorithms for Pricing a Class of Complex Options", Proceedings (CD-RoM) of the International Parallel and Distribued Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2001), April 2001, San Francisco.

*. Kevin Theobald, Rishi Kumar, Gagan Agarwal, Gerd Heber, Ruppa Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "Conjugate Gradient Computations on EARTH Multithreaded Architecture", SIAM-2000 First SIAM Conference on Computatoinal Science and Engineering , Sept. 2000, Washington, DC., USA.

*. Kevin Theobald, Rishi Kumar, Gagan Agarwal, Gerd Heber, Ruppa Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "Developing a Communication Intensive Application on EARTH Multithreaded Architecture", Proceedings of the EuroPar-2000 European Parallel Computing Conference, Aug./Sept. 2000, Munich, Germany ( Distinguished Paper ).

Thulasiram, R.K., Christopher Downing and Gao, G.R., "Recursive and Iterative Multithreaded Algorithms for Pricing American Securities", Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing - Techniques and Applications , Las Vegas, June 26-29, 2000, pp.1571-1577.

*. Thulasiram, Ruppa K., Christopher Downing and Gao, G.R., "A Multithreaded Paralle l algorithm for pricing American Securities", Proceedings (CD-RoM) of the Computational Finance 2000 Conference, London, UK, May/June, 2000, London.

*. Thulasiram, Ruppa K., and Gao, G.R., "A Multithreading Parallel Computational Approach for Valuing Derivatives", Presented at the First WAFA Finance Research Conference, Fairfax, Virginia, April 30, 1999.

*. Thulasiram, Ruppa K., and Gao, G.R., "Option Pricing Problem on a Multithreaded Parallel Architecture", CAPSL Technical Memo 25, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Nov. 11, 1998.

*. Thulasiram, Ruppa K., and Gao, G.R., "Computational Financial Derivatives - A Primer", CAPSL Technical Note 07, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Oct. 9, 1998.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., Pannala, S. and Menon, S., "Numerical design of a Liquid Fueled Combustor", AIAA Paper-97-3117, July 1997.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy,N.M., "Effect of Impurities on the Chemical Non-equilibrium Nozzle Flows", AIAA Paper 94-1998, June 1994.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy, N.M., "Vibrational Relaxation in Gas-Particle Nozzle Flows: A Study of the Effect of Particles", AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 7, No.4, Oct-Dec., 1993, pp. 747-749.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy N.M., "Phase Non-Equilibrium Effects on the Gain of a Two-Phase Flow Gasdynamics Laser", AIAA Journal,Vol. 31, No.8, August 1993, pp. 1461-1467.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., "Speed of Sound in Non-Equilibrium Flows - A New Approach", Proceedings of the 2nd ISAIF International Symposium on Experimental and Computational Aerothermodynamics of Internal Flows, Prague, Republic of Czech, July 1993, pp. 563-571.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., "Similar Solutions and General Correlating Parameters in Non-Equilibrium Gas-Particles Nozzle Flows", J. Indian Inst. of Science, Vol. 73 , Nov.-Dec., 1992, pp. 551-552.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., Sankar, T.S. and Vatistas, G.H., "A Study on the Effect of Liquid Free Surface due to Draining under Microgravity Conditions", Proc. ASME Symposium on Fluid Mechanics Phenomena in Microgravity , AMD-Vol. 154, FED-Vol. 142, pp.47-59, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 1992.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy N.M., "Gas-Particle Non-Equilibrium Nozzle Flows: Concept of Virtual Speed of Sound and Similar Solutions", AIAA Journal, Vol. 30, No.8, August 1992, pp.2047-2055.

*.Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy, N.M., "Gas-Particle Nozzle Flows: New Thermodynamic Relations and Similar Solutions", 2nd ASME/AIAA/ASCE/SIAM/AIChE} National Fluid Dynamic Congress, Los Angeles, California, July 1992.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy, N.M., "Two-Phase Flow Gasdynamic Lasers -- A Study of Phase Non-Equilibrium Effects on the Lasing Performance", AIAA Paper 92-3019, July 1992.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy, N.M., "Simultaneous Particle and Vibrational Mode Relaxation in Gas-Particle Nozzle Flows -- Similar Solutions", Proc. 6th National Convention of Aerospace Engineers on Aerothermodynamics of Internal Flows, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, India, Jan. 1991, pp.114-127.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., Reddy, N.M. and Reddy, K.P.J., "Gain Characteristics of Two-Phase Flow 10.6 mu CO2 Gasdynamic Laser", J. Aero. Soc. of India, Vol.42, No.1, Feb. 1990, pp.13-18.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., and Reddy, N.M., "Similar Solutions in Non-Equilibrium Nozzle Flows of Gas-Particle Mixture Including Finite Volume Effects", J. Aero. Soc. of India, Vol.41, No.4, Nov.1989, pp.419-425.

*. Reddy, N.M. and Thulasiram, R.K., "Transformation of Two-Phase Nozzle Flow Equations into Pure Gas Type by Introducing Virtual Area and Virtual Mach Number", American Institute of Physics AIP Conf. Proc. No.208, pp.732-737, July 1989.

*. Reddy, N.M and Thulasiram, R.K., "Similar Solutions in Non-Equilibrium Nozzle Flows of Gas-Particle Mixture", Proc. of the 16th Intl. Symp. on Shock Tubes and Waves, Aachen, West Germany, July 1987, pp.227-233.

*. Thulasiram, R.K., Reddy, K.P.J. and Reddy, N.M., "Theoretical Study of Optimum Performance of Two-Phase Flow CO$_{2}$ Gasdynamic Laser", Applied Physics Letters Vol.50, No.13, March 1987, pp.789-791.

Technical Memos and Notes

Many of the following partially completed works are written initially as technical reports. With additional work in progress, some of them are planned to be submitted for external publication.

*. Kevin Theobald, Rishi Kumar, Gagan Agarwal, Gerd Heber, Ruppa Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "Developing a Communication Intensive Application on EARTH Multithreaded Architecture", Technical Memo 38, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Feb.15, 2000.

*. Rishi Kumar, Nathaniel Johnson, Ruppa K. Thulasiram, Gagan Agrawal and Guang R. Gao, "Runtime Locality Transformations for NAS Conjugate Gradient (Sparse Matrix Computation)", CAPSL Technical Note 8, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Dec.17, 1999.

*. Robel Kahsay, Nirmal Seenu, Ruppa K. Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "Sparse Matrix Multiply on EARTH", CAPSL Technical Note 9, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Dec.17, 1999.

*. Jeffrey A. Six, Muhammad Usman Hameed, Ruppa K. Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "A Study of Benchmarks on the UDel NSFRI Cluster", CAPSL Technical Note 10, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Dec.17, 1999.

*. Jorge A. Garcia, Sergio E. Hernandez, Ruppa K. Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "Sparse Linear System Solution on MPI-Beowulf", CAPSL Technical Note 11, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, Dec.17, 1999.

*. Ruppa Thulasiram , Christopher Downing and Guang Gao, "Advance Refundings of Municipal Bonds - An American Option Style study on Multithreaded Architectures", CAPSL Technical Memo XX, Dept. of Elec. and Computer Engineering, U.of Delaware, Newark, DE, March 2000. (Under Preparation)

*. Robel Kahsay, Ruppa K. Thulasiram and Guang R. Gao, "A Matrix Multiplication Algorithm Implemented In Threaded C", A CAPSL Summer Project Technical Report, August 1999.