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Parallel and Distributed Programming Using C++ by Tracey Hughes, Cameron Hughes

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Chapter 3. Dividing C++ Programs into Multiple Tasks

 

“Hence, whatever parallel processes may be going on at a lower (neural) level, at the symbolic level the human mind is fundamentally a serial machine, accomplishing its work through temporal sequences of processes, each typically requiring hundreds of milliseconds for execution.”

 
 --Herbert A Simon, The Machine As Mind

Concurrency in a C++ program is accomplished by factoring your program into either multiple processes or multiple threads. While there ...

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