Isoefficiency: Measuring the Scalability of Parallel Algorithms and Architectures

Ananth Y. Grama, Anshul Gupta, Vipin Kumar

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Isoefficiency analysis helps us determine the best algorithm/architecture combination f or a particular problem without explicitly analyzing all possible combinations under all possible conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-21
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Parallel and Distributed Technology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1993

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by Army Research Office grant 28408-MA-SDI to the University of Minnesota, and by the Army High Performance Computing Research Center at the University of Minnesota. We also thank Daniel Challou and Tom Nurkkala for their help in preparing this article.


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