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Clay Breshears has been with Intel since September 2000. He started as a Senior Parallel Application Engineer at the Intel Parallel Applications Center in Champaign, IL, implementing multithreaded and distributed solutions in customer applications. Clay is currently a Course Architect for the Intel Software College, specializing in multi-core and multithreaded programming and training. Before joining Intel, Clay was a Research Scientist at Rice University helping Department of Defense researchers make best use ofthe latest High Performance Computing (HPC) platforms and resources.
Clay received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1996, but has been involved with parallel computation and programming for over twenty years; six of those years were spent in academia at Eastern Washington University and The University of Southern Mississippi.
"The Art of Concurrency," by Clay Breshears, is an outstanding book on concurrent algorithms and multi-threaded programming. Read morePublished on March 4, 2011 by Robert H. Stine Jr.
With CPUs growing in power by adding additional core as opposed to just getting "faster", learning how to take advantage of parallel programming is a must. Read morePublished on February 6, 2011 by Thomas A Harning Jr
This is a gentle book for readers without a CS background, as the author said in the preface "I work for a computer technology company, but I'm the only computer science... Read morePublished on February 16, 2010 by Yong Zhi
"The Art of Concurrency: A Thread Monkey's Guide to Writing Parallel Applications", by Clay Breshears, is a very good book about writing non-embedded, application type, parallel... Read morePublished on January 19, 2010 by Richard E. Green