• Walter S. Brainerd


Many modern computers have more than one processing unit. Even an inexpensive laptop usually has several “cores”. Large computer clusters may have many thousands of them. The total elapsed running time of a program often can be shortened if different parts of the program can run simultaneously on different processing units.


Heat Transfer Intrinsic Function Single Program Multiple Data Southwest Quadrant Program Sort2 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter S. Brainerd
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  1. 1.The Fortran CompanyTucsonUSA

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