Making Parallel Computers Usable:

A Software Environment for Parallel Computer Vision
  • Leah H. Jamieson
Conference paper

Abstract

One of the basic issues in parallel processing has to do with how knowledge gained from past experience can be used effectively. From the point of view of a user of parallel systems, specific areas in which prior experience should be able to play a major role include:
  • the ability to make effective use of libraries of previously developed algorithms

  • the efficient mapping new algorithms to parallel architectures, where efficient applies both to the resulting mapping and the process by which the mapping is done

  • the development of new algorithms

  • the rapid assessment of proposed and new architectures for their suitability for a given application.

Keywords

Beach Paral 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leah H. Jamieson
    • 1
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityUSA

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