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Høst 2022

INF-3201 Parallel Programming - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for informatikk

Type of course

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

Course overlap

D-340 Distributed computations theory and practice 2 stp

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.

Date for examination

School exam 30.11.2022

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