Parallel Programming With MPI

Peter Pacheco

  • 出版商: Morgan Kaufmann
  • 出版日期: 1996-10-15
  • 定價: $2,500
  • 售價: 8.0$2,000
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 500
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1558603395
  • ISBN-13: 9781558603394

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"the detailed discussion of many complex and confusing issues makes the book an important information source for programmers developing large applications using MPI."
-- L.M. Liebrock, ACM Computing Reviews

A hands-on introduction to parallel programming based on the Message-Passing Interface (MPI) standard, the de-facto industry standard adopted by major vendors of commercial parallel systems. This textbook/tutorial, based on the C language, contains many fully-developed examples and exercises. The complete source code for the examples is available in both C and Fortran 77. Students and professionals will find that the portability of MPI, combined with a thorough grounding in parallel programming principles, will allow them to program any parallel system, from a network of workstations to a parallel supercomputer.

  • Proceeds from basic blocking sends and receives to the most esoteric aspects of MPI.
  • Includes extensive coverage of performance and debugging.
  • Discusses a variety of approaches to the problem of basic I/O on parallel machines.
  • Provides exercises and programming assignments.


Peter Pacheco, University of San Francisco

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Portable source code files in both C and FORTRAN-77 are available.

Solutions to the exercises in PostScript and PDF formats are available to instructors who have adopted the book as a text. A password is required for access; to obtain the password, please contact your academic representative.

Instructors are invited to request an examination copy.

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