Vector Models for Data-Parallel Computing
by Guy Blelloch
Publisher: The MIT Press 1990
Number of pages: 268
Vector Models for Data-Parallel Computing describes a model of parallelism that extends and formalizes the Data-Parallel model on which the Connection Machine and other supercomputers are based. It presents many algorithms based on the model, ranging from graph algorithms to numerical algorithms, and argues that data-parallel models are not only practical and can be applied to a surprisingly wide variety of problems, they are also well suited for very-high-level languages and lead to a concise and clear description of algorithms and their complexity.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
This book is intended for college students in computer science and related fields. The book also presents basic aspects of software engineering practice, including version control and unit testing. Each chapter ends with an exercises.
A data structure is a particular way of storing and organizing data in a computer so that it can be used efficiently. Contents of the book: Sequences; Dictionaries; Sets; Priority queues; Successors and neighbors; Integer and string searching.
by D. P. Williamson, D. B. Shmoys - Cambridge University Press
This book shows how to design approximation algorithms: efficient algorithms that find provably near-optimal solutions. It is organized around techniques for designing approximation algorithms, including greedy and local search algorithms.
by Witold Bednorz - InTech
Each chapter comprises a separate study on some optimization problem giving both an introductory look into the theory the problem comes from and some new developments invented by authors. Usually some elementary knowledge is assumed.