Book on Parallel Computing downloaded 53000 times in 3 months

22/01/2015

Jon Kerridge's book entitled "Using Concurrency and Parallelism Effeetively", published by bookboon.com, has been download more than 53000 times since it was first published in late September 2014.  The book is available in two parts.  The first part introduces the basic concepts of concurrent systems and the second shows how parallel systems can be created using multi-core and distributed systems.
The text is derived from a module he teaches called Fundamentals of Parallel Systems.  The text is accompanied by the required software and the source code of all the examples used in the book.  All the examples run as complete solutions to a problem.
 
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