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ISBN-13 9780131288157ISBN-10 0131288156
ISBN-10 0-13-140563-2ISBN-13 978-0-13-140563-9
Author(s): Barry Wilkinson - University of North Carolina at Charlotte Western Carolina University; Michael Allen - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2005 Pages: 496

Designed for undergraduate/graduate-level parallel programming courses.

This nontheoretical, highly accessible text—which is linked to real parallel programming software—covers the techniques of parallel programming in a practical manner that enables students to write and evaluate their parallel programs. Supported by the National Science Foundation and exhaustively class-tested, it is the first text of its kind that does not require access to a special multiprocessor system, concentrating instead only on parallel programs that can be executed on networked workstations using freely available parallel software tools. The Second Edition has been revised to incorporate a greater focus on cluster programming as this type of programming has become more widespread with the availability of low-cost computers.

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