Preface

Kai Hwang, Geoffrey C. Fox and Jack J. Dongarra

About the Book

Over the past three decades, parallel processing and distributed computing have emerged as a well-developed field in computer science and information technology. Many universities and colleges are now offering standard courses in this field. However, the instructors and students are still in search of a comprehensive textbook that integrates computing theories and information technologies with the design, programming, and application of distributed systems. This book is designed to meet these demands. The book can be also used as a major reference for professionals working in this field.

The book addresses the latest advances in hardware and software, system architecture, ...

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