Communication Complexity and Parallel Computing by Juraj HromkoviCommunication Complexity and Parallel Computing by Juraj Hromkovi

Communication Complexity and Parallel Computing

byJuraj Hromkovi

Paperback | December 15, 2010

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This book is devoted to the investigation of a special topic in theoretical computer science - communication complexity as an abstract measure of the complexity of computing problems. Its main aim is to show how the theoretical study of communication complexity can be useful in the process of designing effective parallel algorithms. The author shows how to get important information about the parallel complexity (parallel time, the number of processors, the descriptional complexity of the topology of the parallel architecture) of specific computing problems from knowledge of their communication complexity. The book is written as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students and provides a careful explanation of the subject as well as motivation for further research.
Title:Communication Complexity and Parallel ComputingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642081851

ISBN - 13:9783642081859

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Table of Contents

From the contents: Introduction.- Communication Protocol Models.- Boolean Circuits.- VLSI Circuits and Interconnection Networks.- Sequential Computations.