The Changing Landscape of Parallel Computing – II

Date

July 17, 2012

Speaker

Burton Smith, David Padua, David Patterson, and James Demmel

Affiliation

Univeristy of California, UIUC, University of Southern California, Microsoft Corporation

Overview

Juan Vargas from Microsoft chairs this session at the 2012 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit.

This session continues with the theme “The Changing Landscape of Parallel Computing”. In this session, Burton Smith, Microsoft technical fellow, presents “Operating System Architecture for Parallel and Distributed Computing.” In addition, a panel discusses the educational impact of UPCRC, with the following presentations:

  • What to Cover in an Introductory Course on Parallel Programming?—David Padua
  • Teaching Parallel Computing Nationwide and Beyond via NSF/XSEDE—Jim Demmel
  • Teaching Software Engineering to 35,000 Students Using a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)—David Patterson

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