Dynamic programming and parallel computers
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The computational theory of dynamic programming is examined from the viewpoint of parallel computation. A discussion of various forms of parallelism, the corresponding parallel algorithms, the applicability of the algorithms to different types of optimization problems, and their advantages over serial computation is presented. In addition, parallel aspects of various dimensionality reduction techniques such as state increment dynamic programming, successive approximations, and shift vectors are also given.
KeywordsParallel Algorithm Successive Approximation Shift Vector State Increment Serial Computation
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