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Tutorial Details: Quick Introduction to Parallel Computation

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 575 Walter
Instructor(s): Andrew Gustafson, MSI

This tutorial will help users learn the basics of parallel computation methods, including strategies for collecting calculations together for parallel execution. A brief description of parallel programming using MPI message passing will be given. This will be a fast crash course on the most basic parallel computation and programming methods. Examples of how to compile and execute simple parallel programs will be given.

Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Linux, some knowledge of Fortran, C, or C++