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An Introduction to Parallel Programming
Author Peter Pacheco uses a tutorial approach to show students how to develop effective parallel programs with MPI, Pthreads, and OpenMP. The first undergraduate text to directly address compiling and running parallel programs on the new multi-core and cluster architecture, An Introduction to Parallel Programming explains how to design, debug, and evaluate the performance of distributed and shared-memory programs. User-friendly exercises teach ...
The Parallel Process: Growing Alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment
For many parents of troubled teenagers, a therapeutic program that takes the child from the home for a period of time offers some respite from the daily tumult of acting out, lies, and tension that has left the family under siege. However, just as the teenager is embarking on a journey of self-discovery, skill-development, and emotional maturation, so parents too need to use this time to recognize that their own patterns may have contributed to ...
Abby Barnes had a plan. The Plan. She'd go to Northwestern, major in journalism, and land a job at a national newspaper, all before she turned twenty-two. But one tiny choice—taking a drama class her senior year of high school—changed all that. Now, on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, Abby is stuck on a Hollywood movie set, miles from where she wants to be, wishing she could rewind her life. The next morning, she's in a dorm room at Yale, ...
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Destiny has a way of catching up... Saddled with powers she doesn't understand, Etta Fleming's world is turned upside-down the day she meets Cooper Everett, the man who transports her to an alternate reality. A reality she was meant to be a part of. One minute, she's an orphan living at Dominion House for Girls, an institution for delinquent foster kids, then finds herself attending the exclusive Dominion Hall Academy. Plucked from ...
Parallel (The Kasdtien Cycle)
Chris Kneipp, 2012
The complete first volume of The Kasdtien Cycle trilogy Mark will be 16 soon but his birthday is the least of his worries. He has just found out a secret. His mother is not his mother, his father is not his father and the Earth is not his home. In the shadow of an unseen enemy, Mark is taunted by dreams and the harrying of his enemy's growing army. With the help of his best friend Matthew and new ally, the half-elven girl Angelie, he must escape ...
Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos
In this thrilling journey into the mysteries of our cosmos, bestselling author Michio Kaku takes us on a dizzying ride to explore black holes and time machines, multidimensional space and, most tantalizing of all, the possibility that parallel universes may lay alongside our own. Kaku skillfully guides us through the latest innovations in string theory and its latest iteration, M-theory, which posits that our universe may be just one in an ...
Gone (Parallel Series: Book 1)
This is the first book in the Parallel Series. What if everything you knew was suddenly gone? Sixteen-year-old Morgan Campbell runs away from home and when she returns the next day her world is turned upside-down. Not only is her family missing, but another family is living in her house and claims to have lived there for weeks. As Morgan desperately works to figure out what has happened, she finds society has become obsessed with weight ...
Parallel Universes of Self
Frederick E. Dodson
The purpose of this book is to bring the "Parallel Worlds Theory" as known to physics and science-fiction into application in your personal reality and everyday life. You can "create" your reality by becoming the parallel-world version of yourself for whom the experience you want is already real.
An entertaining and thought-provoking look at the common threads woven through the world's greatest myths -- and the central role they have played through time.
Breaking Parallel: A Guide to CrossFit Gymnastics and Body Movement
Jeff R. Tucker
Victory Belt Publishing
Breaking Parallel is a detailed body movement and strength-training guide designed to challenge your limits and develop solid, functional strength. Created by Jeff Tucker (director for the CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Course), the book offers hundreds of bodyweight movements rooted in elemental gymnastics, as well as numerous fitness programs that have proven successful for CrossFit athletes worldwide. Most fitness books focus on achieving one ...
Possibilities in Parallel: Seeking the Multiverse
Scientific American, 2013
Parallel universes are a staple of science fiction, and it's no wonder. They allow us to explore the question, "what if?" in a way that lets us step completely outside of the world we know, rather than question how that world might have turned out differently. For cosmologists, the question isn't "what if the South won the Civil War?" but "what if the constants that make up the fundamental building blocks of physics were different?" Physicists ...
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe? There was a time when "universe" meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories are converging on the possibility that our universe may be but one among many parallel universes populating a vast multiverse. Here, Briane Greene, one of our ...
Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV and KJV and NASB and Amplified: The World's Bestselling Bible ...
Bring new meaning to your Bible study. When you don't want to lose anything in the translation, the Classic Comparative Side-by-Side Bible is a tool that lets you explore all the rich nuances of meaning in the Bible's text without having to learn the original Biblical languages. It sets four popular versions side-by-side for you to compare and contrast: the authenticity and accessibility of the New International Version; the iconic grandeur of ...
Parallel Programming: for Multicore and Cluster Systems
Innovations in hardware architecture, like hyper-threading or multicore processors, mean that parallel computing resources are available for inexpensive desktop computers. In only a few years, many standard software products will be based on concepts of parallel programming implemented on such hardware, and the range of applications will be much broader than that of scientific computing, up to now the main application area for parallel ...
Two Jaynes through Time
Two Jaynes through Time. David W. Holland. Jayne is a young attractive woman with a bright future ahead of her. Whilst walking to work she is stopped by a woman claiming to live with her, in a town some three hours train ride from Jayne’s home. The woman also tries to convince Jayne that she works with her as a scientist. Jayne is utterly confused as she has never met this woman and has never worked as a scientist in her life. Being an only ...
Parallel Bible KJV & ASV (Annotated)
HiJS Publisher, 2012
The Parallel Bible KJV & ASV lets you benefit from the rich nuances offered by different versions of Scripture. It presents two versions for you to compare and contrast: The King James (KJV) and 1901 American Standard Version (ASV) ; It is the main intention of this parallel Bible to allow readers to study verses using more than one translation and version. This study tool can help people see how different translators have interpreted the ...
Eleanor H. Ayer
She was a young German Jew. He was an ardent member of the Hitler Youth. This is the story of their parallel journey through World War II. Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck were born just a few miles from each other in the German Rhineland. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen's to the Auschwitz extermination camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth. While Helen was hiding in Amsterdam, Alfons was a fanatic ...
Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field. Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same time. They possessed virtually the same talents and played the same position. They were both products of generations of ...
Parallel Stories: A Novel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A once-in-a-generation literary event: the monumental masterwork being hailed as a “twenty-first-century War and Peace ” ( Magyar Nemzet ) In 1989, the year the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his morning run finds a corpse on a park bench and alerts the authorities. This scene opens a novel of extraordinary scope and depth, a masterwork that traces the fate of myriad ...
Parallel Pasts: A Novel (Zane Presents)
This debut novel offers a no-holds-barred account of two young lovers fighting their pasts for the chance of love and family. L ove is the one thing missing from Fatima’s life, beginning when her parents left her at the age of four. Usually she enjoys calling the shots in her love life, but when she runs into a mysterious man on a night out, everything changes. Cory Hines would give anything to undo his childhood. Growing up with an ...
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