autumn 2022
INF-3201 Parallel Programming - 10 ECTS

Application deadline

Applicants from countries within EU/EEA: June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course can be taken as a singular master's-level course.

Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Requirement + Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar education. The Bachelor degree must contain a specialization in Computer Science worth the equivalent of not less than 80 ECTS credits. Application code: 9371 - Singular courses at master's level

Course overlap

Du vil få en reduksjon i antall studiepoeng (som oppgitt under), dersom du avlegger eksamen i dette emnet og har bestått følgende emne(r) fra før av:

INF-3201 Parallel Programming 5 stp
D-340 Distributed computations theory and practice 2 stp

Course content

Parallel programming techniques are introduced. Models for parallel programming. Parallel machines and machine structures. Parallel programming languages, environments, libraries and toolboxes. Message passing and shared memory models of parallel computation. Data partitioning and load balancing techniques. Study of algorithm and program development of medium sized applications.

Recommended prerequisites

INF-2200 Computer architecture and organization, INF-2201 Operating system fundamentals, INF-2300 Computer Communication

Objectives of the course

Knowledge - The student has knowledge of

  • parallel programming concepts.
  • various approaches to typical issues of parallel performance.
  • parallel programming techniques.
  • parallel algorithms.
  • parallel architectures and their performance implications.

Skills - The student can

  • develop parallel applications.
  • utilize parallel programming languages, environments and toolboxes on different parallel platforms.

General competence - The student can

  • understand typical issues of parallel performance and techniques to deal with the issues.
  • understand pros and cons of different parallel programming techniques and parallel architectures.

Language of instruction and examination

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 30 hours, Colloquium: 30 hours, Laboratory: 30 hours. The course is given every autumn semester.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is available for inbound exchange students.

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements, including prerequisites. Please see the Admission requirements" and the "Prerequisite" sections for more information.

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=510412.


Schedule

Recommended reading/syllabus

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Examination

Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
School exam 30.11.2022 09:00 4 Hours A–E, fail F

Work requirement

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:
Written assignments Approved/ Not approved
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More info about the coursework requirements

3 written assignments.

Re-sit examination

It will not be given a re-sit exam for this course.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: INF-3201
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