Computer Science Home | People | Degrees | Papers | Research | Events | Other FCMS Subjects
Level 1 Papers

Level 2 Papers

Level 3 Papers

Level 4 Papers

Level 5 Papers

Summer School Papers

Industry Papers

Topics in Operating Systems

Topics in Computer Networks

Machine Learning Algorithms

Interaction Design

Engineering Interactive Systems

Usability Engineering

Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

Developing Mobile Applications

Location-Based Systems as Context-Aware Systems

Model Checking

Extremely Parallel Programming

Computational Finance

Turing Topics in Computer Science

Report of an Investigation

2015 Papers
Level 4 Papers >> A Semester
COMP453A Extremely Parallel Programming

15 Points

This paper covers advanced parallel programming for large-scale parallelism. A variety of programming techniques will be covered, with application to cluster computers, GPU computing, many-core computing. This paper will be taught using a mixture of classroom and online delivery modes.

Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to write programs that manage thousands of threads, using several different styles of parallelism.

Pre Requisite Papers
COMP203 Programming with Data Structures or
COMP241 Software Engineering Development
COMP204 Object-Oriented Program Design or
COMP242 Software Engineering Process,
or equivalent Java and JUnit experience

Corresponding Papers
COMP553 Extremely Parallel Programming

Lecturers and Tutors

Official Timetable Information

Twelve hours per week, for 12.5 weeks = 150 hours.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Grading Schedule

Assessment Deadlines

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

Paper Structure

Academic Integrity
Follow this link for Academic Integrity information.

Performance Impairment
Follow this link for information on Performance Impairment.

Student Concerns and Complaints
Follow this link for Student Concerns and Complaints information.

Application for Extension
Follow this link for information on applying for an Extension.

Review of Grade
Follow this link for information on applying for a Review of Grade.

University Regulations
Your attention is drawn to the following regulations and policies, which are published in the University Calendar:

  2007 FCMS. The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wananga o Waikato