Book publisher Morgan Kaufmann today announced the first volume in the new GPU Computing Gems book series that will showcase how advanced parallel computing techniques are revolutionizing scientific research. Edited by Wen-Mei Hwu from the University of Illinois, GPU Computing Gems: Emerald Edition is now available from booksellers worldwide.
The GPU Computing Gems series was developed in collaboration with NVIDIA, the world leader in visual and parallel computing. Graphics processing units (GPUs), which were invented by NVIDIA, have revolutionized data computation and are playing a key role in enabling leading researchers and academics to drive the next wave of scientific discovery. The GPU Computing Gems series will provide practical techniques and real-world examples straight from the leading minds in GPU-based research, demonstrating how new parallel computing techniques can be harnessed within different domains to enable new scientific breakthroughs.