Introduction to Parallel Computing
A Practical Guide with Examples in C
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Introduction to Parallel Computing by Wesley Petersen
Book DescriptionIn the last few years, courses on parallel computation have been developed and offered in many institutions in the UK, Europe and US as a recognition of the growing significance of this topic in mathematics and computer science. There is a clear need for texts that meet the needs of students and lecturers and this book, based on the author's lecture at ETH Zurich, is an ideal practical student guide to scientific computing on parallel computers working up from a hardware instruction level, to shared memory machines, and finally to distributed memory machines. Aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students in applied mathematics, computer science, and engineering, subjects covered include linear algebra, fast Fourier transform, and Monte-Carlo simulations, including examples in C and, in some cases, Fortran. This book is also ideal for practitioners and programmers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198515760
(241mm x 161mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wesley Petersen
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A practical student guide to scientific computing on parallel computers, based on the authors' lectures at ETH Zurich. Aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students in applied mathematics, computer science, and engineering, the subjects covered include linear algebra, fast Fourier transform, and Monte-Carlo simulations.
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