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Unformatted text preview: - one of the top 10 algorithms of the 20th century Parallel computing is not the best method for all programs. How long does it take to align a string with 20 characters?- if processor can do one alignment per microsecond- 20! / (microseconds/year) = 77, 000 years Brute force parallel computing is not going to help solve the large problems. Estimation of parallel and serial computation time Applications of parallel processing-- Matrix multiplication-- Weather modeling...
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- Fall '07