High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming
An Introduction for Geographers, Social Scientists and Engineers
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High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming by Stan Openshaw
Book DescriptionThis book provides a non-technical introduction to High Performance Computing applications together with advice about how beginners can start to write parallel programs. The authors show what HPC can offer geographers and social scientists and how it can be used in GIS. They provide examples of where it has already been used and suggestions for other areas of application in geography and the social sciences. Case studies drawn from geography explain the key principles and help to understand the logic and thought processes that lie behind the parallel programming.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415156929
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stan Openshaw
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This unique work introduces the basic principles of artificial intelligence with applications in geographical teaching and research, GIS, and planning. Written in an accessible, non-technical and witty style, this book marks the beginning of the Al revolution in geography with major implications for teaching and research.
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