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Michael D. McCool Archive

Dr. Michael McCool is the Chief Scientist and co-founder of RapidMind. McCool is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo and continues to perform research within the Computer Graphics Lab at the University of Waterloo. Professor McCool has a diverse set of published papers, and his research interests include high-quality real-time rendering, global and local illumination, hardware algorithms, parallel computing, reconfigurable computing, interval and Monte Carlo methods and applications, end-user programming and metaprogramming, image and signal processing, and sampling. McCool has degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science.
Developing for GPUs, Cell, and Multi-core CPUs Using a Unified Programming Model
The need to suddenly start developing parallel software poses a severe challenge to the entire software industry.