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Title: Parallel algorithms for the solution of elliptic and parabolic problems on transputer networks
Authors: Chikohora, Sevelyn
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: © Sevelyn Chikohora
Abstract: This thesis is a study of the implementation of parallel algorithms for solving elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations on a network of transputers. The thesis commences with a general introduction to parallel processing. Here a discussion of the various ways of introducing parallelism in computer systems and the classification of parallel architectures is presented. In chapter 2, the transputer architecture and the associated language OCCAM are described. The transputer development system (TDS) is also described as well as a short account of other transputer programming languages. Also, a brief description of the methodologies for programming transputer networks is given. The chapter is concluded by a detailed description of the hardware used for the research. [Continues.]
Description: A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
Sponsor: University of Zimbabwe.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/32386
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