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Many-Core Computing: Hardware and software
edited by Bashir M. Al-Hashimi and Geoff V. Merrett
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2019
eISBN: 978-1-78561-583-2 | Cloth: 978-1-78561-582-5


Computing has moved away from a focus on performance-centric serial computation, instead towards energy-efficient parallel computation. This provides continued performance increases without increasing clock frequencies, and overcomes the thermal and power limitations of the dark-silicon era. As the number of parallel cores increases, we transition into the many-core computing era. There is considerable interest in developing methods, tools, architectures and applications to support many-core computing.

The primary aim of this edited book is to provide a timely and coherent account of the recent advances in many-core computing research. Starting with programming models, operating systems and their applications; the authors present runtime management techniques, followed by system modelling, verification and testing methods, and architectures and systems. The book ends with some examples of innovative applications.

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