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NISTfit: A natively multithreaded C++11 framework for model development



Ian H. Bell, Matthias Kunick


The current trend in computer architecture is for increasingly parallel computation while the clock frequency stagnates. The increase in computing speed is achieved by dividing a process into several threads which are executed in parallel on multiple processors, processors with multiple cores, cores that are able to handle multiple threads (hyper-threading), graphical processing units (GPU), or co-processors. In order to take advantage of these new architectures, algorithms that have historically been implemented for serial evaluation need to be refactored for parallelization. In this work, a native multithreading framework in C++11 for scientific and engineering model development is presented.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -


C++, HPC, optimization


Bell, I. and Kunick, M. (2018), NISTfit: A natively multithreaded C++11 framework for model development, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created February 12, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018