Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 8, 2005 - Computers - 288 pages
Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers. This two-volume set offers a comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture.

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1 Introduction to Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing
2 Multiprocessors Interconnection Networks
3 Performance Analysis of Multiprocessor Architecture
4 Shared Memory Architecture
5 Message Passing Architecture
6 Abstract Models
7 Network Computing
8 Parallel Programming in the Parallel Virtual Machine
9 Message Passing Interface MPI
10 Scheduling and Task Allocation

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HESHAM EL-REWINI, PHD, PE, is a full professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He has co-authored several books, published numerous research papers in journals and conference proceedings, and chaired many international conferences.

MOSTAFA ABD-EL-BARR/strong, PHD, PEnG, is a professor and chairman of the Department of Information Science at Kuwait University. He has co-authored two other books, published more than 120 research papers in journals and conference proceedings, and served as chair for a number of international conferences and symposia.

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