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An Introduction to Parallel and Vector Scientific Computing

Ronald W. Shonkwiler and Lew Lefton
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
288
Format: 
Paperback
Series: 
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics 41
Price: 
39.99
ISBN: 
9780521683371
Category: 
Monograph
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 Part I. Machines and Computation: 1. Introduction - the nature of high performance computation; 2. Theoretical considerations - complexity; 3. Machine implementations; Part II. Linear Systems: 4. Building blocks - floating point numbers and basic linear algebra; 5. Direct methods for linear systems and LU decomposition; 6. Direct methods for systems with special structure; 7. Error analysis and QR decomposition; 8. Iterative methods for linear systems; 9. Finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors; Part III. Monte Carlo Methods: 10. Monte Carlo simulation; 11. Monte Carlo optimization; Appendix: programming examples.

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