Clyde Kruskal
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Clyde Kruskal
Clyde Kruskal
Kruskal in September 2019
Born (1954-05-25) May 25, 1954 (age 66)
OccupationComputer Scientist
Known forParallel computing

Clyde P. Kruskal (born May 25, 1954) is an American computer scientist,[1][2] working on parallel computing architectures, models, and algorithms. He got his A.B. degree in mathematics and computer science from Brandeis University, M.Sc. (1978) and Ph.D. (1981) from New York University under Jack Schwartz. Since then he has worked as assistant professor at University of Illinois (1981-85) and University of Maryland, College Park (1985-88), as associate professor (1988-). He has published extensively, becoming an ISI highly cited researcher. His father was the world-renowned mathematician Martin Kruskal.[3] He currently teaches at University of Maryland, College Park.[4]

Selected publications

  • Clyde P. Kruskal, "Searching, Merging, and Sorting in Parallel Computation", IEEE Trans. Comput. 32 942-946 (1983)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal and Marc Snir, "The Performance of Multistage Interconnection Networks for Multiprocessors", IEEE Trans. Comput. 32 1091-1098 (1983)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal, Larry Rudolph and Marc Snir, "The Power of Parallel Prefix", IEEE Trans. Comput. 34 965-968 (1985)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal and Alan Weiss, "Allocating Independent Subtasks on Parallel Processors", IEEE Trans. Software Eng. 11 1001-1016 (1985)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal and Marc Snir, "A Unified Theory of Interconnection Network Structure", Theor. Comput. Sci. 48 75-94 (1986)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal, Larry Rudolph and Marc Snir, "Efficient Synchronization on Multiprocessors with Shared Memory". ACM Trans. Program. Lang. Syst. 10 579-601 (1988)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal, Marc Snir and Alan Weiss, "The Distribution of Waiting Times in Clocked Multistage Interconnection Networks", IEEE Trans. Comput. 37 1337-1352 (1988)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal, Larry Rudolph and Marc Snir, "Techniques for Parallel Manipulation of Sparse Matrices", Theor. Comput. Sci. 64 135-157 (1989)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal, Larry Rudolph and Marc Snir, "A Complexity Theory of Efficient Parallel Algorithms", Theor. Comput. Sci. 71 95-132 (1990)
  • Clyde P. Kruskal and Marc Snir, "Cost-Performance Tradeoffs for Interconnection Networks", Discrete Applied Mathematics 37/38 359-385 (1992)

See also


  1. ^ Herlihy, Maurice; Shavit, Nir (2008). The art of multiprocessor programming. Morgan Kaufmann. p. 118. ISBN 978-0-12-370591-4. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Kruskal, P.; M. Snir (Dec 1983). "The Performance of Multistage Interconnection Networks for Multiprocessors". IEEE Transactions on Computers. 32 (12): 1091-1098. doi:10.1109/TC.1983.1676169.
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  4. ^ "Clyde Kruskal". Retrieved .

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