Foundations of Parallel Programming: A Machine-Independent Approach

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Los Alamitos, CA 1993 Hard Cover First Edition, First Printing Collectible-New in None as Issued jacket BRAND NEW Copy. 11 chapters: 1, Models & Measures of Parallelism; 2, ... Principles of Concurrency; 3, Axioms of Flow-Corrrectness; 4, Performance Analysis; 5, The Data Parallel Fan; 6, The Reduction Tree; 7, The Independent-Loop Par; 8, The Dependent Loop Pipe; 9, The Client-Server Model; 10, Software Implemented Fault-Tolerance; and 11, Programming in the Large. 282 pages. Read more Show Less

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A course textbook for upper division undergraduate students in the physical sciences and engineering with a background in calculus, programming languages, and operating systems. Explains the principles of designing parallel programs. Proposes and employs a simple pseudo-code system of notation that is rigorous enough to be translated into any programming language and machine. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780818656927
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Models and Measures of Parallelism 1
2 Principles of Concurrency 26
3 Axioms of Flow-Correctness 53
4 Performance Analysis 68
5 The Data Parallel Fan 90
6 The Reduction Tree 123
7 The Independent-Loop Par 143
8 The Dependent-Loop Pipe 171
9 The Client-Server Model 205
10 Software Implemented Fault-Tolerance 227
11 Programming in the Large 245
Appendix: Summary of Flow-Control Axioms 266
Index 277
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