Parallel and Distributed Computation: Numerical Methods
by Dimitri P. Bertsekas, John Tsitsiklis
Publisher: Athena Scientific 2003
This highly acclaimed work, first published in 1989, is a comprehensive and theoretically sound treatment of parallel and distributed numerical methods. It focuses on algorithms that are naturally suited for massive parallelization, and it explores the fundamental convergence, rate of convergence, communication, and synchronization issues associated with such algorithms.
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by Blaise Barney - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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.
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In the near future every programmer will need to understand parallelism, a powerful way to run programs fast. The authors of this straightforward tutorial provide the instruction that will transform ordinary programmers into parallel programmers.
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A clear illustration of how parallel computers can be successfully applied to large-scale scientific computations. The book demonstrates how various applications in physics, biology and other sciences were implemented on real parallel computers.
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