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Parallel Computing Hits the Power Wall

Principles, Challenges, and a Survey of Solutions

Authors: Francisco Lorenzon, Arthur, Beck Filho, Antonio Carlos Schneider

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  • Covers all strategies that have been proposed in the last decades to optimize parallel applications
  • Presents as a case study a novel approach for improving the energy-efficient of parallel computing
  • Explains how software developers can apply a novel technique to adapt the number of threads at runtime without any modification in the source code nor recompilation
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This book describes several approaches to adaptability that are applied for the optimization of parallel applications, such as thread-level parallelism exploitation and dynamic voltage and frequency scaling on multicore systems.
This book explains how software developers can apply a novel technique to adapt the number of threads at runtime without any modification in the source code nor recompilation.
This book is useful for software developers in general since it offers realistic examples throughout to demonstrate various techniques presented.

About the authors

Arthur Francisco Lorenzon received his Dr. degree from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, in 2018. Currently, he is a professor at Federal University of Pampa (UNIPAMPA), in charge of Parallel Computing, Embedded Systems, and Computer Organization disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His primary research interests include the parallelism exploitation in multicore systems, evaluation of different parallel programming interfaces, and the design of approaches to automate and optimize the thread-level parallelism exploitation.
Antonio Carlos Schneider Beck Filho received his Dr. degree from UFRGS, Brazil, in 2008. Currently, he is a professor at the Applied Informatics Department at the Informatics Institute of UFRGS, in charge of Embedded Systems and Computer Organization disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His primary research interests include computer architectures and embedded systems design, focusing on power consumption.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Softcover 51,99 €
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  • Due: December 22, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-28718-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Parallel Computing Hits the Power Wall
Book Subtitle
Principles, Challenges, and a Survey of Solutions
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Computer Science
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-28719-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-28719-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-28718-4
Series ISSN
2191-5768
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 88
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour
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