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Introduction to Parallel Computing

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Introduction to Parallel Computing
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Publisher: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Number of pages: 187

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This tutorial covers the very basics of parallel computing, and is intended for someone who is just becoming acquainted with the subject. It begins with a brief overview, including concepts and terminology associated with parallel computing. The topics of parallel memory architectures and programming models are then explored. These topics are followed by a discussion on a number of issues related to designing parallel programs. The tutorial concludes with several examples of how to parallelize simple serial programs.

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