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CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Lecture 1 - Introduction http://www.cs.umd.edu/class/fall2011/cmsc714 Alan Sussman 2 CMSC 714 – F11 Alan Sussman & Jeffrey K. Hol ingsworth Introduction ! Class is an introduction to parallel computing – topics include: hardware, applications, compilers, system software, and tools ! Counts for Masters/PhD Comp Credit ! Work required – small programming assignments (two) - MPI/OpenMP – midterm – classroom participation • Everyone will have to prepare questions for the readings for several classes (4 students per class with readings), and help explain the papers – group project (~3 students per group) 3 CMSC 714 – F11 Alan Sussman & Jeffrey K. Hol ingsworth What is Parallel Computing? ! Does it include: – super-scalar processing (more than one instruction at once)? – client/server computing? • what if RPC calls are non-blocking? – vector processing (same instruction to several values)?
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