Chapter 21

Conclusion and outlook


This chapter summarizes the main parts of the book. It then concludes the book by offering an outlook of how parallel programming will continue to contribute to the new innovations in science and technology.


computational thinking; parallel patterns; golden age of computing; self-driving cars; individualized medicine

You made it! We have arrived at the finish line. In this final chapter, we will briefly review the learning goals that you have achieved through this book. Instead of drawing a conclusion, we will offer our vision for the future of massively parallel computing and how its advancements will impact the future course of science ...

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