Introduction to High-Performance Scientific Computing
by Victor Eijkhout
Publisher: University of Texas 2014
Number of pages: 535
A course in everything that it takes to be a successful computational scientist: computer architecture, parallel computers, machine arithmetic, numerical linear algebra, applications. The contents of this book is a combination of theoretical material and selfguided tutorials on various practical skills.
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