Practical Parallel Computing

Practical Parallel Computing

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A discussion of the characteristics of applications and operational environment for parallel processing. The book covers the problems and solutions in developing environments for parallel software, in porting and developing parallel applications, and in matching applications to architectures.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 27.94mm | 725.74g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 012508160X
  • 9780125081603

Table of contents

The status and future of massively parallel processing; can parallel machines be used effectively?; an introduction to hardware architectures; shared memory parallel language constructs; message passing; SIMD and array-based languages; Linda - the development enviroment for parallel software; operating systems issues; benchmarking parallel applications; porting and developing parallel applications; matching applications to architectures; appendices - the sample problem, SGI challenge, NCube, Express Intel Paragon, MasPar MP1, C* on the connection machine, listing for sample problem in Linda.
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