ECE 457

Parallel and Cluster Computing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CENG 453

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.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 457, CENG 453.

Prerequisites:

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

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

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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