Parallel Computing Works!
by G.C. Fox, R.D. Williams, P.C. Messina
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers 1994
A clear illustration of how parallel computers can be successfully applied to large-scale scientific computations. This book demonstrates how a variety of applications in physics, biology, mathematics and other sciences were implemented on real parallel computers to produce new scientific results. It investigates issues of fine-grained parallelism relevant for future supercomputers with particular emphasis on hypercube architecture.
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