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Software Atelier: Supercomputing and Simulations

Description

The software atelier on supercomputing and simulations presents advanced topics in parallel computing and numerical simulation for prospective computational/software engineers. There will be several programming assignments to acquaint students with basic issues in memory locality and parallelism needed for high performance. Most of the grade will be based on a final project (in which students are encouraged to work in small interdisciplinary teams), which could involve parallelizing an interesting application, or developing or evaluating a novel parallel computing tool. Students are expected to have identified a likely project by mid semester, so that they can begin working on it. We will provide many suggestions of possible projects as the class proceeds.

 

REFERENCES

  • Parallel Scientific Computing in C++ and MPI: A Seamless Approach to Parallel Algorithms and their Implementation, Hardcover, 16. June 2003, by George Em Karniadakis (Author), Robert M. Kirby II (Author)
  • Solving PDEs in C++: Numerical Methods in a Unified Object-Oriented Approach, Second Edition, by Yair Shapira, 2012 / xxxii + 776 / Softcover / ISBN 978-1-611972-16-0 /

People

 

Schenk O.

Course director

Janalík R.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2015-2016
ECTS
6
Education
Master of Science in Computational Science, Core course, Atélier, 1st year