Many-Core Computing: Hardware and Software

Editors : Osman Khalid, Samee U. Khan Albert Y. Zomaya 

Publisher The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
Publication Year 2019
eISBN 9781785615832
ISBN 9781785615825
Page 568
Language English



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.