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Fall 2014-2015
ELE 575   na, npdf

Parallel Computation

David Wentzlaff

The class reads seminal papers on different parallel programming models and computer architectures. In addition, we explore different parallel programming models via programming assignments. Finally the course culminates in a project where students create a research-grade experiment and write a full length conference-style paper. One of the goals of this class is to get students introduced to writing a complete conference style computer architecture/CS paper.


Reading/Writing assignments:
See instructor for complete list. This course does not contain a text book and reads only primary sources.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 10%
Paper in lieu of Final - 45%
Problem set(s) - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Prerequisites are ELE 375 or equivalent with good programmer experience. ELE 475 or equivalent is highly recommended. A certain level of programmer maturity is needed, and first and second year grad students are encouraged to take this class..

Other information:
This course was taught in past semesters as ELE580A.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23352 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:15