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Sun at International Supercomputing Conference

An article about ”Breaking the Law“, a presentation by Xian-He Sun, professor of computer science and chair of the department, appears at PC World Australia. The law in question, Amdhal’s Law, describes the limits to computational speedup as parallelism increases; the presentation — given at theInternational Supercomputing Conference (ISC 2013) — addressed how these limitations can be avoided in certain situations. The article is also available at ComputerWorld UK and