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INF-3201 Parallel Programming - 10 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Science and Technology

Type of course

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

Course contents

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.

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.

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

Objective of the course

Knowledge - The student has knowledge of

Skills - The student can

General competence - The student can


Language of instruction

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.

Assessment

A 4 hour final written exam counting 100%. Approved assignments give access to the final written exam.

Grading scale: Letter grades A-E, F - Fail.

Course requirements: The coursework includes up to 4 written assignments graded Approved / Not approved

Re-sit examination: It will not be given a re-sit exam in the teaching free semester for this course, unless a postponed exam already is arranged (conditional re-sit exam). To get access to the exam in the teaching free semester the student must have passed the course requirements.

 

Postponed examination: Given early in teaching free semester. It will be arranged a 4 hour written exam counting 100%. To get access to the exam in the teaching free semester the student must have passed the course requirements.

For further details see:

- Utfyllende bestemmelser for eksamener ved Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi (only in Norwegian) 

- Regulations for studies and examinations at the UiT


Date for examination

Home examination hand out date 30.11.2021 hand in date 30.11.2021

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.


Course overlap

D-340 Distributed computations theory and practice 2 stp
Lectures Autumn 2021
First attendance: TBA
Lecture prof. John Markus Bjørndalen
f.aman. Issam Rais
Collocuium gr 1 stip. Jo Inge Arnes
Collocuium gr 2 stip. Yigit Can Dündar
Colloquium gr 3 - digital stip. Roopam Bamal