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Advanced Topics in Parallel Computing

Vorlesung mit Übung im Sommersemester 2020
Prof. Dr. D. Kranzlmüller, Dr. K. Fürlinger

This course will be held in English!

Welcome to the course pagee for Advanced Topics in Parallel Computing for summer term 2020 at LMU Munich. Here you will find details on the lecture and the accompanying practical lab exercises.

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Content

The lecture will cover the following topics:
  • Memory consistency models
  • C++ atomic types and operations
  • Synchronization algorithms (barriers, locks)
  • Concurrent objects
  • Lock-freedom and wait-freedom
  • Collective communication algorithms
  • Co-routines
  • Dataflow approaches
  • FPGAs

Audience

The course is intended for master students of computer science. Successful prior participation in the introductory course Parallel and High Performance Computing or a similar lecture is required.

Important Dates

Lab Exercises

Info for lab goes here

Downloads

Lecture slides will be made available chapter-by-chapter through this webpage.

Further Reading

Michael L. Scott "Shared-memory synchronization" Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture (2013). (Publisher's website)
Vijay Nagarajan, Daniel J. Sorin, Mark D. Hill, David A. Wood "A Primer on Memory Consistency and Cache Coherence, Second Edition" Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture (2020). (Publisher's website)
Anthony Williams "C++ Concurrency in Action", 2nd Edition (2017). (Publisher's website)
Maurice Herlihy, Nir Shavit "The Art of Multiprocessor Programming", Revised Reprint (2012). (Publisher's website)

Registration

Please register for the course on Uni2Work.

Contact

Via email and/or after the lecture and lab exercises.

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