# Parallel Processing Introductory block

**Introduction to Parallel Processing** by *Péter Kacsuk*

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- Basic concepts
- Types and levels of parallelism
- Classification of parallel architectures
- Parallel techniques
- Relationships between languages and parallel architectures
- The Sieve of Eratosthenes
- Speedup, Amdahl's Law
- Data Parallel Approach with I/O

**Computational models**

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- The notion of computational model
- The Turing computational model
- The von Neumann computational model
- The dataflow model of computation
- The applicative model of computation
- Predicate logic based computational model
- The object based computational model
- A summary of the basic computational models

**Introduction to Parallel Architectures**
**Instruction Level Parallel Architectures** by *Péter Broczkó*

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- Overview of IFP processors
- Constraints on parallel instruction execution
- The speed-up potential of functional parallelism

**MIMD Architectures**

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- Architectural concepts
- Problems of scalable computers
- Main design issues of scalable MIMD computers

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