Make the Most of IBMas Breakthrough Cell Processor in Any Gaming, Graphics, or Scientific Application IBMas Cell processor delivers truly stunning computational power: enough to satisfy even the most demanding gamers and graphics developers. Thatas why Sony chose the Cell to drive its breakthrough PlayStation 3 and why Cell processors are at the heart of todayas most powerful supercomputers. But many developers have struggled to create high-performance Cell applications: the practical, coherent information they need simply hasnat existed. Programming the Cell Processor solves that problem once and for all. Whether youare a game developer, graphics programmer, or engineer, Matthew Scarpino shows you how to create applications that leverage all the Cellas extraordinary power. Scarpino covers everything from the Cellas advanced architecture to its powerful tools and libraries, presenting realistic code examples that help you gain an increasingly deep and intuitive understanding of Cell development. Scarpino illuminates each of the Cellas most important technical innovations, introduces the commands needed to access its power, and walks you through the entire development process, including compiling, linking, debugging, and simulating code. He also offers start-to-finish case studies for three especially important Cell applications: games, graphics, and scientific computing. The Cell platform offers unprecedented potential, and this book will help you make the most of it.He also offers start-to-finish case studies for three especially important Cell applications: games, graphics, and scientific computing. The Cell platform offers unprecedented potential, and this book will help you make the most of it.
|Title||:||Programming the Cell Processor|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2008-10-14|