Try It Now: Use PPL to Produce Windows 8 Asynchronous Operations

If you’ve seen any of the Windows Runtime talks from //build/ (like this one), one of the things you’ll discover is that asynchronous APIs are pervasive throughout it. Operations which can potentially be long running – particularly things like I/O – are often exposed solely through an asynchronous pattern. Because of this, it is, in…

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Binomial Option using C++ AMP

In the financial industry, Binomial Option is a one of the methods to valuate options. Another one is Black-Scholes, which is faster than Binomial Option, but is not as accurate. main – Program entry point Let’s start with main(). First it generates random data (financial options), then it normalizes random options (meaning updates the options’…

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Case Study: Massachusetts General Hospital uses PPL for 3-d image-processing

We are excited to share a detailed case study involving the use of Parallel Patterns Library!   To make colon cancer screening more broadly accessible, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) sought to reduce the time required to electronically cleanse and view a three-dimensional (3-D) model of the colon from an hour to five minutes. MGH reduced…

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