Ray-tracing is a classic example of an embarrassingly parallel algorithm; since each pixel is typically independent of the rest, theoretically every pixel can be done in parallel (given enough core
The N-Body problem is a classic example used frequently to demonstrate parallelization and how it improves performance.
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I've got a great wife. For my birthday she got me a copy of the newly updated Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd ed. by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest, and Stein.
The newest versions of the Intel® C++ and Fortran compilers now support OpenMP* environment variable OMP_PROC_BIND on compatible non-Intel processors for Linux* and Windows* platfo
(This work was done by Vivek Lingegowda during his internship at Intel.)
There is a long discussion talking about the advantages of Procedural Programming vs. the advantages of Object Oriented Programming.