By Janusz S. Kowalik
Specialists in high-speed computation agree that the quickly turning out to be call for for extra strong pcs can simply be met through an intensive switch in desktop structure, a transformation from a unmarried serial processor to an aggregation of many processors operating in parallel. at this time, our wisdom approximately multi-processor architectures, concurrent programming or parallel algorithms is especially restricted. This e-book discusses all 3 topics on the subject of the HEP supercomputer which could deal with a number of guide streams and a number of information streams (MIMD). The HEP multiprocessor is an leading edge basic objective computing device, effortless to exploit via anyone acquainted with FORTRAN.
Following a preface by way of the editor, the book's fifteen unique contributions are divided into 4 sections: The HEP structure and platforms software program; The HEP functionality; Programming and Languages; and purposes of the HEP machine. An appendix describes using screens in FORTRAN, offering an instructional at the barrier, self-scheduling DO loop, and Askfor monitors.
J. S. Kowalik, who has contributed a bankruptcy with S. P. Kumar on "Parallel Algorithms for Recurrence and Tridiagonal Linear Equations," is a supervisor in Boeing desktop prone' man made Intelligence heart in Seattle.
MIMD Computation is incorporated within the medical Computation sequence, edited through Dennis Cannon.