Parallel Computing

Author: D.J Evans
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780852742242
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Parallel Computing: Methods, Algorithms and Applications presents a collection of original papers presented at the international meeting on parallel processing, methods, algorithms, and applications at Verona, Italy in September 1989.

Information Dispersal And Parallel Computation

Author: Yuh-Dauh Lyuu
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521602792
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A fundamentally new approach to the problems of fault-tolerant routing and memory management in parallel computation.

Parallel Computations

Author: Garry Rodrigue
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483276643
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Parallel Computations focuses on parallel computation, with emphasis on algorithms used in a variety of numerical and physical applications and for many different types of parallel computers. Topics covered range from vectorization of fast Fourier transforms (FFTs) and of the incomplete Cholesky conjugate gradient (ICCG) algorithm on the Cray-1 to calculation of table lookups and piecewise functions. Single tridiagonal linear systems and vectorized computation of reactive flow are also discussed. Comprised of 13 chapters, this volume begins by classifying parallel computers and describing techniques for performing matrix operations on them. The reader is then introduced to FFTs and the tridiagonal linear system as well as the ICCG method. Different versions of the conjugate gradient method for solving the time-dependent diffusion equation are considered. Subsequent chapters deal with two- and three-dimensional fluid flow calculations, paying particular attention to the principal issues in designing efficient numerical methods for hydrodynamic calculations; the decisions that a numerical modeler must make to optimize chemically reactive flow simulations; and how to handle disk-to-core data transfer and storage allocation for the solution of the implicit equations for three-dimensional flows. The book also describes the time-split finite difference scheme for solving the two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equation for flows through slotted nozzles. Finally, the large-scale stimulation of plasmas, as carried out on a small computer with an array processor, is discussed. This monograph should be of interest to specialists in computer science.

Parallel Computer Architecture

Author: David E. Culler
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 1558603433
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This book outlines a set of issues that are critical to all of parallel architecture--communication latency, communication bandwidth, and coordination of cooperative work (across modern designs). It describes the set of techniques available in hardware and in software to address each issues and explore how the various techniques interact.

Computational Methods For Geodynamics

Author: Alik Ismail-Zadeh
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139489356
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Written as both a textbook and a handy reference, this text deliberately avoids complex mathematics assuming only basic familiarity with geodynamic theory and calculus. Here, the authors have brought together the key numerical techniques for geodynamic modeling, demonstrations of how to solve problems including lithospheric deformation, mantle convection and the geodynamo. Building from a discussion of the fundamental principles of mathematical and numerical modeling, the text moves into critical examinations of each of the different techniques before concluding with a detailed analysis of specific geodynamic applications. Key differences between methods and their respective limitations are also discussed - showing readers when and how to apply a particular method in order to produce the most accurate results. This is an essential text for advanced courses on numerical and computational modeling in geodynamics and geophysics, and an invaluable resource for researchers looking to master cutting-edge techniques. Links to supplementary computer codes are available online.

Parallel Computing Technologies

Author: Victor Malyshkin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319629328
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies, PaCT 2017, held in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, in September 2017. The 25 full papers and 24 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 93 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on mainstream parallel computing, parallel models and algorithms in numerical computation, cellular automata and discrete event systems, organization of parallel computation, parallel computing applications.

Parallel Computing Technologies

Author: Victor Malyshkin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540406730
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies, PaCT 2003, held in Novosibirsk, Russia in September 2003. The 38 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers and 10 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on theory, software, applications, and tools. A broad variety of parallel processing issues and distributed computing in general are addressed.

Parallel Programming

Author: Thomas Rauber
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642378013
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Innovations in hardware architecture, like hyper-threading or multicore processors, mean that parallel computing resources are available for inexpensive desktop computers. In only a few years, many standard software products will be based on concepts of parallel programming implemented on such hardware, and the range of applications will be much broader than that of scientific computing, up to now the main application area for parallel computing. Rauber and Rünger take up these recent developments in processor architecture by giving detailed descriptions of parallel programming techniques that are necessary for developing efficient programs for multicore processors as well as for parallel cluster systems and supercomputers. Their book is structured in three main parts, covering all areas of parallel computing: the architecture of parallel systems, parallel programming models and environments, and the implementation of efficient application algorithms. The emphasis lies on parallel programming techniques needed for different architectures. For this second edition, all chapters have been carefully revised. The chapter on architecture of parallel systems has been updated considerably, with a greater emphasis on the architecture of multicore systems and adding new material on the latest developments in computer architecture. Lastly, a completely new chapter on general-purpose GPUs and the corresponding programming techniques has been added. The main goal of the book is to present parallel programming techniques that can be used in many situations for a broad range of application areas and which enable the reader to develop correct and efficient parallel programs. Many examples and exercises are provided to show how to apply the techniques. The book can be used as both a textbook for students and a reference book for professionals. The material presented has been used for courses in parallel programming at different universities for many years.

Languages And Compilers For Parallel Computing

Author: Larry Carter
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3540449051
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In August 1999, the Twelfth Workshop on Languages and Compilers for P- allel Computing (LCPC) was hosted by the Hierarchical Tiling Research group from the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). The workshop is an annual international forum for leading research groups to present their current research activities and the latest results. It has also been a place for researchers and practitioners to - teract closely and exchange ideas about future directions. Among the topics of interest to the workshop are language features, code generation, debugging, - timization, communication and distributed shared memory libraries, distributed object systems, resource management systems, integration of compiler and r- time systems, irregular and dynamic applications, and performance evaluation. In 1999, the workshop was held at the International Relations/Paci c Studies Auditorium and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD. Seventy-seven researchers from Australia, England, France, Germany, Korea, Spain, and the United States attended the workshop, an increase of over 50% from 1998.

Computational Methods For Fluid Dynamics

Author: Joel H. Ferziger
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642976514
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A detailed description of the methods most often used in practice. The authors are experts in their fields and cover such advanced techniques as direct and large-eddy simulation of turbulence, multigrid methods, parallel computing, moving grids, structured, block-structured and unstructured boundary-fitted grids, and free surface flows. The book shows common roots and basic principles for many apparently different methods, while also containing a great deal of practical advice for code developers and users. All the computer codes can be accessed from the Springer server on the internet. Designed to be equally useful for beginners and experts.