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Overview

High Performance Fortran (HPF) is a set of extensions to Fortran expressing parallel execution at a relatively high level. For the thousands of scientists, engineers, and others who wish to take advantage of the power of both vector and parallel supercomputers, five of the principal authors of HPF have teamed up here to write a tutorial for the language.There is an increasing need for a common parallel Fortran that can serve as a programming interface with the new parallel machines that are appearing on the market. While HPF does not solve all the problems of parallel programming, it does provide a portable, high-level expression for data- parallel algorithms that brings the convenience of sequential Fortran a step closer to today's complex parallel machines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780262610940
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1993
  • Series: Scientific and Engineering Computation
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 345
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
0 Sneak Preview 1
1 Basics of High Performance Fortran 9
2 Programming Model 23
3 Fortran 90 51
4 Data Mapping 91
5 Data Mapping for Procedure Arguments 139
6 Data Parallelism 167
7 Intrinsic and Library Procedures 203
8 Extrinsic Procedures 223
9 Subset High Performance Fortran 245
A. Definition of Terms 249
B. Description of HPF Library and Intrinsic Procedures 255
C. Formal Syntax Rules 305
D. Formal Syntax Cross-reference 317
Bibliography 323
Index 325
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