Publication year: 2019
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Provides a timely and coherent account of the recent advances in many-core computing research. Starting with programming models, operating systems and their applications; it presents runtime management techniques, followed by system modelling, verification and testing methods, and architectures and systems. Computing has moved away from a focus on performance-centric serial computation, instead towards energy-efficient parallel computation. This provides continued performance increases without increasing clock frequencies, and overcomes the thermal and power limitations of the dark-silicon era. As the number of parallel cores increases, we transition into the many-core computing era. There is considerable interest in developing methods, tools, architectures and applications to support many-core computing.