From the Publisher
This book will be useful to scientists, engineers and students interested in computational science and high-performance programming. It can be used as a reference book by the practitioner and as basic material for various undergraduate and graduate classes in computer and computational science. Readers should be familiar with a programming language such as Fortran or C.
About the Author
Stefan Goedecker is a Staff Scientist in the department of basic condensed matter research with the Atomic Energy Commission in Grenoble, France. He is a two-time winner of the Gordon Bell Prize in parallel computing, in 1994 and jointly with Adolfy Hoisie in 1996. He is the author of numerous research articles as well as several review articles and a book in the field of physics and computational sciences.
Adolfy Hoisie is a Staff Scientist and the Leader of the Parallel Architectures and Performance Team in the Computer and Computational Sciences division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. His areas of research are performance analysis and modeling, distributed computing, and parallel computer architectures, areas in which he has published extensively.