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Author Nievergelt, J.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract This paper is dedicated to the proposition that, in order to take full advantage for real-time computations of highly parallel computers as can be expected to be available in the near future, much of numerical analysis will have to be recast in a more “parallel” form. By this is meant that serial algorithms ought to be replaced by algorithms which consist of several subtasks which can be computed without knowledge of the results of the other subtasks. As an example, a method is proposed for “parallelizing” the numerical integration of an ordinary differential equation, which process, by all standard methods, is entirely serial.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Illinois, Urbana (Nievergelt, J.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 12
Page Count 3
Starting Page 731
Ending Page 733


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Source: ACM Digital Library