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Performance Evaluations for Parallel Image Filter on Multi - Core Computer using Java Threads

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 74 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2013
Devrim Akgün

Devrim Akgun. Article: Performance Evaluations for Parallel Image Filter on Multi - Core Computer using Java Threads. International Journal of Computer Applications 74(11):13-19, July 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Devrim Akgun},
	title = {Article: Performance Evaluations for Parallel Image Filter on Multi - Core Computer using Java Threads},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {74},
	number = {11},
	pages = {13-19},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


Developing multi - core computer technology made it practical to accelerate image processing algorithms via parallel running threads. In this study, performance evaluations for parallel image convolution filter on a multi - core computer using Java thread utilities was presented. For this purpose, the efficiency of static and the dynamic load scheduling implementations are investigated on a multi - core computer with six cores processor. Dynamic load scheduling overhead results were measured experimentally. Also the effect of busy running environment on performance which usually occurs on due to other running processes is illustrated by experimental measurements. According to performance results, about 5. 7 times acceleration over sequential implementation was obtained on a six cores computer for various image sizes


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