CSC367H1: Parallel Programming

Hours

24L/12T

Introduction to aspects of parallel programming. Topics include computer instruction execution, instruction-level parallelism, memory system performance, task and data parallelism, parallel models (shared memory, message passing), synchronization, scalability and Amdahl's law, Flynn taxonomy, vector processing and parallel computing architectures.

Prerequisite
CSC258H1/ CSC258H5/ CSCB58H3; CSC209H1/ CSC209H5/ CSCB09H3
Exclusion
NOTE: Students not enrolled in the Computer Science Major or Specialist program at FAS, UTM, or UTSC, or the Data Science Specialist at FAS, are limited to a maximum of three 300-/400-level CSC/ECE half-courses.
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)