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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
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.

Assessment Ratio
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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