TMA4280 - Introduction to Supercomputing

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EDVAC, the first "Von Neumann" machine (ca. 1948).

Objective

The objective with this course is to give a brief introduction to modern computer architecture and to discuss numerical algorithms for vector and parallel processing.

Lecturer

Arne Morten Kvarving, SINTEF ICT

Student assistent

Arne Morten Kvarving, SINTEF ICT

Lecture hours

Monday 08:15 - 10:00 in EL2
Thursday 08:15 - 09:00 in EL2

Exercise hours

Tuesday 18:15 - 20:00 in F6

Exception: 18:15 - 20:00 in S1 in week 6 (February 4)

Course material

Lecture notes and exercises are available on It's learning.

Final exam (written)

TBA

Supercomputers in Norway and abroad

Software

MPI, OpenMP
PETSc
UNIX (Univerisity of Edinburgh), UNIX (NTNU)

2014-01-16, Arne Morten Kvarving