Publications

Below is a list of publications that include journal or magazine articles as well as papers presented at conferences. Although links to the papers are provided where applicable, please feel free to contact me with any questions or to request pre-prints of the papers.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “Electromagnetic waveguide analysis,” in Automated solution of differential equations by the finite element method, volume 84 of lecture notes in computational science and engineering, A. Logg, K. Mardal, and G. N. Wells, Eds., Springer, 2012, pp. 629-642. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23099-8
    [BibTeX]
    @INCOLLECTION{Lezar2012,
    title = {Electromagnetic waveguide analysis},
    author = {Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B},
    editor = {Anders Logg and Kent-Andre Mardal and Garth N. Wells},
    year = {2012},
    booktitle = {Automated Solution of Differential Equations by the Finite Element Method, Volume 84 of Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering},
    publisher = {Springer},
    pages = {629--642},
    doi = {10.1007/978-3-642-23099-8},
    isbn = {978-3-642-23098-1},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “GPU-based LU decomposition for large method of moments problems,” Electronics letters, vol. 46, iss. 17, pp. 1194-1196, 2010. doi:10.1049/el.2010.1680
    [BibTeX]
    @ARTICLE{5556083,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    journal={Electronics Letters},
    title={{GPU}-based {LU} decomposition for large method of moments problems},
    year={2010},
    volume={46},
    number={17},
    pages={1194-1196},
    keywords={computer graphic equipment;coprocessors;matrix decomposition;statistics;{GPU}-based LU decomposition;MAGMA;MOM degrees of freedom;graphics processing units;method of moments},
    doi={10.1049/el.2010.1680},
    ISSN={0013-5194},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “GPU-accelerated method of moments by example: monostatic scattering,” Antennas and propagation magazine, ieee, vol. 52, iss. 6, pp. 120-135, 2010. doi:10.1109/MAP.2010.5723240
    [BibTeX]
    @ARTICLE{5723240,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    journal={Antennas and Propagation Magazine, IEEE},
    title={{GPU}-Accelerated Method of Moments by Example: Monostatic Scattering},
    year={2010},
    volume={52},
    number={6},
    pages={120-135},
    keywords={computational electromagnetics;computer graphic equipment;coprocessors;electromagnetic wave scattering;method of moments;CUDA;{GPU} acceleration;NVIDIA;Rao-Wilton-Glisson paper;computational electromagnetic routines;graphical processing units;method of moments;monostatic scattering;Acceleration;Graphics processing unit;Moment methods;Scattering;Boundary element methods;NVIDIA CUDA;electromagnetic scattering;general purpose {GPU} computing;linear algebra;parallel architectures;parallel processing;parallel programming},
    doi={10.1109/MAP.2010.5723240},
    ISSN={1045-9243},}

Conferences

  • E. Lezar and U. Jakobus, “GPU-acceleration of the FEKO electromagnetic solution kernel,” in Electromagnetics in advanced applications (iceaa), 2013 international conference on, 2013, pp. 814-817. doi:10.1109/ICEAA.2013.6632354
    [BibTeX]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{6632354,
    author={Lezar, E. and Jakobus, U.},
    booktitle={Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 2013 International Conference on},
    title={{GPU}-acceleration of the {FEKO} electromagnetic solution kernel},
    year={2013},
    pages={814-817},
    keywords={Acceleration;Finite element analysis;Graphics processing units;Hardware;Kernel;Method of moments},
    doi={10.1109/ICEAA.2013.6632354},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “GPU acceleration of electromagnetic scattering analysis using the method of moments,” in Electromagnetics in advanced applications (iceaa), 2011 international conference on, 2011, pp. 452-455. doi:10.1109/ICEAA.2011.6046383
    [BibTeX]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{6046383,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    booktitle={Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 2011 International Conference on},
    title={{GPU} acceleration of electromagnetic scattering analysis using the method of moments},
    year={2011},
    pages={452-455},
    keywords={boundary-elements methods;computational electromagnetics;computer graphic equipment;coprocessors;electromagnetic wave scattering;method of moments;multiprocessing systems;parallel architectures;storage management;CUDA;Compute Unified Device Architecture;{GPU} acceleration;{GPU}-based LU decomposition;MOM solution process;NVIDIA;Rao-Wilton-Glisson basis function;device memory;electromagnetic scattering analysis;impedance matrix;matrix assembly phase;method of moments;multicore CPU implementation;Acceleration;Assembly;Graphics processing unit;Impedance;Instruction sets;Matrix decomposition;Moment methods},
    doi={10.1109/ICEAA.2011.6046383},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “GPU acceleration of method of moments matrix assembly using Rao-Wilton-Glisson basis functions,” in Electronics and information engineering (iceie), 2010 international conference on, 2010, p. V1-56-V1-60. doi:10.1109/ICEIE.2010.5559837
    [BibTeX]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{5559837,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    booktitle={Electronics and Information Engineering (ICEIE), 2010 International Conference On},
    title={{GPU} acceleration of method of moments matrix assembly using {Rao-Wilton-Glisson} basis functions},
    year={2010},
    volume={1},
    pages={V1-56-V1-60},
    keywords={computational electromagnetics;computer architecture;computer graphic equipment;coprocessors;electric field integral equations;method of moments;{GPU} acceleration;GT200 architecture;NVIDIA CUDA;PEC structures;Rao Wilton Glisson basis functions;electric field integral equation;matrix assembly;method of moments;Acceleration;Assembly;Current density;Graphics processing unit;Kernel;Moment methods;Surface impedance;CUDA;GP{GPU};RWG basis functions;electric field integral equation;method of moments},
    doi={10.1109/ICEIE.2010.5559837},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “GPU-based Arnoldi factorisation for accelerating finite element eigenanalysis,” in Electromagnetics in advanced applications, 2009. iceaa ’09. international conference on, 2009, pp. 380-383. doi:10.1109/ICEAA.2009.5297413
    [BibTeX]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{5297413,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    booktitle={Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, 2009. ICEAA '09. International Conference on},
    title={{GPU}-based {Arnoldi} factorisation for accelerating finite element eigenanalysis},
    year={2009},
    pages={380-383},
    keywords={computational electromagnetics;coprocessors;eigenvalues and eigenfunctions;finite element analysis;iterative methods;mathematics computing;matrix multiplication;vectors;waveguides;CUDA API;{GPU}-based Arnoldi factorisation;NVIDIA;accelerated BLAS routines;computational electromagnetics;cublas;finite element eigenanalysis acceleration;iterative eigenvalue system solvers;matrix-vector multiplication routines;waveguide structures;Acceleration;Computational electromagnetics;Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions;Electromagnetic heating;Electromagnetic waveguides;Finite element methods;Matrix decomposition;Resonance;Runtime;Transmission line matrix methods},
    doi={10.1109/ICEAA.2009.5297413},}

  • E. Lezar and D. B. Davidson, “Implementation of arbitrarily high order hierarchical vector basis functions for the finite element analysis of a rectangular waveguide,” in 8th ieee africon conference, 2007. doi:10.1109/AFRCON.2007.4401502
    [BibTeX]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{4401502,
    author={Lezar, E. and Davidson, D.B.},
    booktitle={8th IEEE AFRICON Conference},
    title={Implementation of arbitrarily high order hierarchical vector basis functions for the finite element analysis of a rectangular waveguide},
    year={2007},
    keywords={computational electromagnetics;finite element analysis;rectangular waveguides;Slone basis function;Webb basis function;computational electromagnetics;eigen-analysis;finite element analysis;hierarchical vector basis function;rectangular waveguide;Africa;Computational efficiency;Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions;Electromagnetic scattering;Electromagnetic waveguides;Finite element methods;Hollow waveguides;Polynomials;Rectangular waveguides;Testing;Finite Element Method;Higher order basis functions},
    doi={10.1109/AFRCON.2007.4401502},}

Other

  • E. Lezar, “GPU acceleration of matrix-based methods in computational electromagnetics,” PhD Thesis, 2011.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @PHDTHESIS{Lezar2011,
    author = {E. Lezar},
    title = {{{GPU}} Acceleration of Matrix-based Methods in Computational Electromagnetics},
    school = {Stellenbosch University},
    year = {2011},
    month = {March},
    owner = {elezar},
    timestamp = {2011.03.10},
    url={http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/6507}}

  • E. Lezar, “hp-adaptation for the FEM analysis of waveguides,” Master Thesis, 2008.
    [BibTeX] [Download PDF]
    @MASTERSTHESIS{Lezar2008,
    author = {Lezar, E.},
    title = {{hp}-Adaptation for the {FEM} Analysis of Waveguides},
    school = {Stellenbosch University},
    year = {2008},
    month = {March},
    owner = {elezar},
    timestamp = {2009.11.15},
    url = {http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/3104},
    }