Algorithms Sequential & Parallel: A Unified Approach

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Computers - 330 pages
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Algorithms: Sequential and Parallel takes an innovative approach to a traditional algorithms-based course of study. This new approach addresses the changing challenges of computer scientists in the fields of computational science and engineering. With the onset of parallel computing becoming more mainstream, the authors address this dynamic by merging the application and analysis of algorithmic paradigms to both the (traditional) sequential model of computing and to a variety of parallel models. This book offers the student and the scientist an integrated coverage of a fundamental course in algorithms. The book was successfully class tested at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the State University of New York at Buffalo. *The text offers a unified approach that relates sequential and parallel algorithms where appropriate and contrasts where appropriate. *Mathematical tools are developed in early chapters. *A variety of examples are worked out in great detail with multiple methods of solutions. *Sequential and parallel examples and exercises are featured. *Supplemental material is available for instructors. *A Prentice Hall Companion Website with additional material is a

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Contents

ASYMPTOTIC ANALYSIS
2
Rules for Analysis of Algorithms
17
Mathematical Induction
30
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RUSS MILLER is Director of the Center for Computational Research, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, and Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo). He is also Senior Research Scientist at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. Dr. Miller sits on the editorial board of Parallel Processing Letters, on the Advisory Board of the IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing, has co-authored another book, and has authored or co-authored over 100 journal and conference proceedings papers.

LAURENCE BOXER is a faculty member at Niagara University in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, which he chairs. He is also an Adjunct Professor at SUNY-Buffalo. Dr. Boxer sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Computing and Information and has authored or co-authored over 30 journal and conference proceedings papers.

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