Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on (2002)

Warsaw, Poland

Sept. 22, 2002 to Sept. 25, 2002

ISBN: 0-7695-1730-7

pp: 323

C. Maple , University of Luton

J Zhang , University of Luton

D. Lisowski , University of Luton

ABSTRACT

Many problems require determining the root of a real-valued function of a single variable. Maple and Marletta [6] presented a parallel algorithm that can be used to determine a simple root of such functions. High levels of efficiency were proved for functions satisfying a set of conditions. In this work we present a framework and subsequently a piece of software to evaluate the performance of their algorithm under various conditions and for functions with varying characteristics. We also consider the effects of implementing the algorithm over a heterogeneous network, presenting results and recommendations.

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CITATION

C. Maple,
J Zhang,
D. Lisowski,
"Determining Roots of Real-Valued Functions of a Single Variable over a Distributed Network",

*Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on*, vol. 00, no. , pp. 323, 2002, doi:10.1109/PCEE.2002.1115284