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Course syllabus I1-PALG - Parallel programming (FCE - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit title: Parallel programming
Course unit code: I1-PALG
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (5 credits)
Name of lecturer: Ing. Róbert Čunderlík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
prof. RNDr. Karol Mikula, DrSc. (person responsible for course)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will gain knowledge in parallel algorithms development in MPI (Message-Passing Interface) and OpenMP (Open Multi-Processing) frameworks, programming on graphics cards (CUDA, OpenCL) and their implementations on modern parallel computer architectures.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
- Type of parallel computer architectures (multiprocessor architectures, systems with shared and ditributed memory).
- The algorithm development for high-performance prallel computing systems (models of parallel algorithms, their classification and computational complexity).
- Algorithms of numerical mathematics (linear algebra, solution of partial differential equations) and their implementation on modern parallel computer architectures.
- Implicit usage of threads - OpenMP.
- Programming on systems with distributed memory - MPI.
- Programming on multicore graphic card processors - CUDA, OpenCL.
Recommended or required reading:
HERLIHY, M. -- SHAVIT, N. The Art of Multiprocessor Programming. Burlington : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2008. 508 p. ISBN 978-0-12-370591-4.
AOYAMA, Y. -- NAKANO, J. Practical MPI Programming. Austin, Texas: IBM, 1999. 236 p.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: lecture 2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar 2 hour weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 04/16/2019.

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