Monday August 18, 2014 the Berkeley EECS ( Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, UC Berkeley) will provide an on-site and on-line introduction to parallel architectures and programming issues, a thorough exposure to languages and tools for shared memory programming, including hands-on experience, a presentation of high level programming parallel programming patterns and libraries that can greatly simplify programming, an overview of programming on other important parallel architectures (GPUs, Clouds, and distributed memory machines), and in-depth discussions of a variety of exciting parallel applications from image recognition, computer music, and other areas.
To access the pre-recorded lectures: REGISTER HERE
ON-LINE HANDS-ON SESSIONS
To participate ON-LINE:
Follow these two steps:
1) REGISTER HERE for an XSEDE account. (Online attendees are welcome to do the homework assignments on your own platforms or using your XSEDE account).
2) REGISTER HERE to participate online
(You’ll be asked to provide your XSEDE portal username on the second registration form)
To view the hands-on lab assignments:
- For those who have registered with XSEDE: https://moodle.xsede.org/course/view.php?id=3
- Those who have not registered with XSEDE may view the assignments via the local site: https://edge.edx.org/courses/BerkeleyX/ASPIRE101x/2014_2015/a4116723f41b44e6a0b0c77709f262d0/
Note: All participants interested in the hands-on assignment whether onsite or online are suggested to register an account with XSEDE as main Q&A forums will use moodle.xsede.org to which you can login with an XSEDE portal account.
Questions about video lectures on EdX:
Teaching assistants will be available via Piazza for questions and discussion during the following times:
Monday, August 18 from 9AM – 5PM PST
Tuesday, August 19 from 8:45AM – 3PM PST
Wednesday, August 20 from 8:45Am – 5PM PST
For more information: