chapter  12
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Manycore Stencil Computations in Hyperthermia Applica- tions

ByMatthias Christen, Olaf Schenk, Esra Neufeld, Maarten Paulides, Helmar Burkhart

Esra Neufeld Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (IT’IS), ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Maarten Paulides

Erasmus MC-Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Helmar Burkhart

Computer Science Department, University of Basel, Switzerland

Multi-and manycore as well as heterogeneous microarchitecture today play a major role in the hardware landscape. Specialized hardware, such as

commodity graphics processing units, have proven to be compute accelerators that are capable of solving specific scientific problems orders of magnitude faster than conventional CPUs.