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    By: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

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    By: Sidney Burrus

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    "The purpose of Chuck Severence's book, High Performance Computing has always been to teach new programmers and scientists about the basics of High Performance Computing. This book is for learners […]"

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High Performance Computing

Collection type: Textbook

Textbook by: Charles Severance, Kevin Dowd. E-mail the authors

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Summary:

The purpose of this book, High Performance Computing has always been to teach new programmers and scientists about the basics of High Performance Computing. This book is for learners with a basic understanding of modern computer architecture, not advanced degrees in computer engineering, as it is an easily understood introduction and overview of the topic.

Originally published by O'Reilly Media in 1998, the book has since gone out of print and has now been released under the Creative Commons Attribution License on Connexions.

Institution: University of Michigan

This collection contains: Modules by: Charles Severance, Kevin Dowd.

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Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

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