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Optimize code for multi-core processors with Intel Parallel Studio XE
Serving as a stand-alone, teach-yourself tutorial, this book walks you through the steps for adding parallel programming to your skill set. With a special focus placed on applying tools, techniques, and language extensions to implement parallelism, this essential resource teaches you how to write programs for and leverage the power of multi-core processing. Real-world examples and case studies reveal common hurdles of particular projects, and the authors clearly explain how to handle these situations so that you are prepared for dealing with these challenges.
Parallel Programming with Intel Parallel Studio XE:
Provides a detailed overview of Intel Parallel Studio XE: Intel Parallel Composer XE, Intel VTune Amplifier XE, and Intel Parallel Inspector XE
Addresses how to choose the right parallel constructs and deal with parallel programming errors
Offers tips for optimizing code
Demonstrates how to build applications to run on more than one type of CPU
Zeroes in on writing secure code and avoiding common security pitfalls
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About the Author
Stephen Blair-Chappell is a technical consulting engineer at Intel and has worked in the Intel Compiler Lab for more than a decade. He is a regular speaker at technical conferences in Europe and the U.S.
Andrew Stokes is a retired lecturer in software and electronics at Birmingham City University, UK. During his time at BCU Andrew developed many software simulation tools, including programs for artificial neural network simulation, CPU simulation, processor design, code development tools, and a PROLOG expert system.