- Code COMP4300
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Information Technology
A practically oriented introduction to programming paradigms for parallel computers. Considers definitions of program efficiency on parallel computers, addresses the modelling, analysis and measurement of program performance. Description, implementation and use of parallel programming languages, parallel features of operating systems, library routines and applications.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:At the completion of this course the student will:
- Be proficient at programming multiple parallel machines in more than one special programming language or programming system
- Be able to descriptively compare the performance of different programs and methods on one machine
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the elements of parallel programming language and system implementation
- Recall the history of parallel systems and describe the developments in the field
Course offered in alternate odd-numbered years.
Assignments (30%); Laboratories (20%); Final Exam (50%)
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WorkloadThirty one-hour lectures, six two-hour tutorial/laboratory sessions
Requisite and Incompatibility
Lin, C. & Snyder, L., Principles of Parallel Programming, Pearson International Edition.
Grama, A., Gupta, A., Karypis, G. & Kumar,V., Introduction to Parallel Computing, 2nd Edition, Addison-Wesley, 2003.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4587||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|