Unformatted text preview: d) Add another curve to the graph you drew in c), to estimate the time needed to compute the grand total of 10 000 numbers, given anywhere form 1 to 10 000 accountants. e) Explain why 1 000 accountants cannot perform the task 1 000 times faster than 1 accountant. Question 2 (20 points) Has Moore’s law as discussed in class held over the past 5 years? What trend to you expect for the future and why? Question 3 (20 points) Consider the MIMD category in Flynn’s taxonomy. Propose a new classification scheme for architectures in this category only, explain your reasons for choosing the classification scheme, and show where the different architectures we discussed in class can be placed in your taxonomy. Question 4 (20 points) Discuss how elements of vector processors are used in modern processors. Question 5 (20 points) Implement the HelloWorld program on the cluster and run it for 2 and 4 processors....
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- Spring '10
- Accountants, Central processing unit, Vector processor, COIS 435H High