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COMP401
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COMP402
Cryptography

COMP413
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COMP414
Carrier and ISP Networks

COMP418
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COMP421
Machine Learning Algorithms

COMP423
Data Stream Mining

COMP424
Interaction Design

COMP426
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COMP427
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COMP432
Information Visualisation

COMP436
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COMP439
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COMP440
Software Engineering Methodologies

COMP442
Web Search: Technical and Social Issues

COMP443
Information Management

COMP448
Developing Mobile Applications

COMP450
Location-Based Systems as Context-Aware Systems

COMP452
Model Checking

COMP453
Extremely Parallel Programming

COMP455
Bioinformatics

COMP456
Computational Finance

COMP460
Turing Topics in Computer Science

COMP477
Report of an Investigation

2015 Papers
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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
and
COMP204 Object-Oriented Program Design or
COMP242 Software Engineering Process,
or equivalent Java and JUnit experience

Corresponding Papers
COMP553 Extremely Parallel Programming

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

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Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

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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.

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