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Supercomputing in Plain English free webcasts available starting Jan. 20

January 20, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Supercomputing in Plain English (SiPE), presented by the Oklahoma University Supercomputing Center for Education and Research, will be available for viewing on the Internet starting January 20. The weekly series, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Eastern every Tuesday, is aimed at an audience of scientists and engineers, including undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff. The workshops focus on fundamental issues of high performance computing as they related to computational and data-enabled science and engineering. Topics will include:

  • Overview: What the Heck is Supercomputing?
  • The Tyranny of the Storage Hierarchy
  • Instruction Level Parallelism
  • Stupid Compiler Tricks
  • Shared Memory Multithreading (featuring OpenMP)
  • Distributed Multiprocessing (featuring MPI)
  • Applications and Types of Parallelism
  • Multicore Madness
  • High Throughput Computing
  • Accelerators: Number Crunching in Your Graphics Card
  • Grab Bag: Scientific Libraries, I/O Libriaries, Visualization.

Visit the program’s web site for more information.


January 20, 2015
12:00 am
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