Brian J. d'Auriol, Ph.D.

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Brian J. d'Auriol, Parallel Computing Through the 1990s and into the 21st Century, Invited Talk, August 28, 2002, El Paso del Norte Software Association Meeting, El Paso, TX, USA.

A brief history of recent important changes that occurred in the parallel computing field is given. Topics discussed include: parallel computing historical setting prior to the 1990s, the parallel computing crises of the late 1980s, the shift to commodity computing in the 1990s, and the current widespread adoption and commercialization of parallel computing. Some comments about current research ongoing in computer science at UTEP are given.

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