CENG 453

Parallel and Cluster Computing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Overview of massively parallel and cluster computers. Processing models (shared memory versus message passing). Processes and threads. Standard algorithms utilizing parallelism. Matrix and vector operations, N-body problems, collective communications. Parallel application environments MPI and OpenMP. Includes significant exposure to parallel applications including developing and coding parallel codes.


  • Minimum fourth-year standing in the Faculty of Engineering; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Computer Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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