Sourcebook of Parallel Computing

ISBN-10: 1558608710

ISBN-13: 9781558608719

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jack Dongarra, Ian Foster, Geoffrey C. Fox, William Gropp, Ken Kennedy

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Providing a broad overview to parallel computers and parallel computing, this text examines their architecture and identifies key considerations for programming them. The authors demonstrate how to identify appropriate software and algorithms and the significant implementation issues.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 842
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Geoffrey Fox is Professor of Computer Science, Informatics, and Physics at Indiana University, where he is also the Director of the Grid. He is currently focussing on earthquake science, and GRID technology to build electronic communities linking resources and people.

Parallelism
Introduction
Parallel Computer Architectures
Parallel Programming Considerations
Applications
General Application Issues
Parallel Computing in CFD
Parallel Computing in Environment and Energy
Parallel Computational Chemistry
Application Overviews
Software technologies
Software Technologies
Message Passing and Threads
Parallel I/O
Languages and Compilers
Parallel Object-Oriented Libraries
Problem-Solving Environments
Tools for Performance Tuning and Debugging
The 2-D Poisson Problem
Enabling Technologies and Algorithms
Reusable Software and Algorithms
Graph Partitioning for Scientific Simulations
Mesh Generation
Templates and Numerical Linear Algebra
Software for the Scalable Solutions of PDEs
Parallel Continuous Optimization
Path Following in Scientific Computing
Automatic Differentiation V. Conclusion
Wrap-up and Features
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