Marathon of Parallel Programming

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How to study

There are many ways to get ready for the Marathon of Parallel Programming. Here are some simple tips.


The known edition of Introduction of Parallel Computing is important to beginners. The authors' page can be found here.

Another interesting book is Parallel Programming, from Wilkinson & Allen. It can be found here.

Other popular book that includes some parallel vision is the Introduction to Algorithms, the new edition (2009). It can be found here and here.

Furthermore, the communication between processes can interfere in the solution speedup. In the Marathon of Parallel Programming, there are three ways to build your solution:


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Moreover, you must know C/C++ programming and Makefile tools.


There are some contests that you might take a look: