Description - Principles of Parallel Programming by Calvin Lin
With the rise of multi-core architecture, parallel programming is an increasingly important topic for software engineers and computer system designers. Written by well-known researchers Larry Snyder and Calvin Lin, this highly anticipated first edition emphasizes the principles underlying parallel computation, explains the various phenomena, and clarifies why these phenomena represent opportunities or barriers to successful parallel programming. Ideal for an advanced upper-level undergraduate course, Principles of Parallel Programming supplies enduring knowledge that will outlive the current hardware and software, aiming to inspire future researchers to build tomorrow's solutions.
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(230mm x 184mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Calvin Lin
Lawrence Snyder is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle. He received his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University and has devoted most of his career to parallel computation research, including architecture, algorithms and languages. With Calvin Lin and UW graduate students, he developed the ZPL parallel programming language. He is a fellow of the ACM and IEEE. He is an ardent traveler, enthusiastic theater-goer and occasional skier. Calvin Lin is an Associate Professor of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, where he also serves as Director of the Turing Scholars Honors Program of undergraduate CS majors. He received his PhD from the University of Washington under the supervision of Lawrence Snyder. His current research interests include compilers and micro-architecture. In his spare time, he is an avid ultimate Frisbee player and coach of UT's Men's Ultimate Frisbee team.