Module 32221 (2019)
Module description - Distributed and Parallel Computing
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|Module Title||Distributed and Parallel Computing|
|School||School of Computer Science|
|Member of Staff||Alan Sexton|
|Semester||Semester 1 - 20 credits|
In this module the key concepts at the basis of the design of multicore parallel programming, data-parallel General Purpose GPU (GPGPU) programming and distributed algorithms and systems are introduced. A heavily practical approach is taken and students will be developing sophisticated high-performance parallel and distributed programs as part of the module.
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
Sessional: 2 hr Examination (80%) Continuous Assessment (20%)
Supplementary (where allowed): 2 hr Examination (100%)