Programming on Parallel Machines
by Norm Matloff
Publisher: University of California, Davis 2012
Number of pages: 410
This is aimed more on the practical end of things, real code is featured throughout. The primary emphasis is on simplicity and clarity of the techniques and languages used. It is assumed that the student is reasonably adept in programming, and has math background through linear algebra.
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