Parallel solution to Taxi Path Problem (akki)

The included code and white paper provides a parallel solution for enumerating Delannoy paths visualized as paths of a taxi through a grid of city streets. A divide and conquer algorithm is used to solve the problem. A dynamic programming mechanism to store solved sub-problems is used eliminate duplicate computations. The parallel solution has been implemented using akkithreads – a C++ wrapper over the Pthreads library with additional features such as JobQueues (Static / Dynamic) and a ThreadPool implementation.

DISCLAIMER: This code is provided by the author as a submitted contest entry, and is intended for educational use only. The code is not guaranteed to solve all instances of the input data sets and may require modifications to work in your own specific environment.

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