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A parallel solution to linear systems

Fung, Y.F., Ercan, M.F., & Ho, T.K. (2002) A parallel solution to linear systems. Microprocessors and Microsystems, 26(1), pp. 39-44.

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Abstract

Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE) is a unique feature embedded in the Pentium III and IV classes of microprocessors. By fully exploiting SSE, parallel algorithms can be implemented on a standard personal computer and a theoretical speedup of four can be achieved. In this paper, we demonstrate the implementation of a parallel LU matrix decomposition algorithm for solving linear systems with SSE and discuss advantages and disadvantages of this approach based on our experimental study.

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ID Code: 38538
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Parallel algorithms, Instruction level parallelism, LU decomposition
DOI: 10.1016/S0141-9331(01)00144-2
ISSN: 0141-9331
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Dynamical Systems in Applications (010204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTATION THEORY AND MATHEMATICS (080200) > Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity (080201)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Elsevier
Deposited On: 17 Nov 2010 08:05
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:11

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