CISC 7212X Parallel Algorithms

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 714.5.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Theoretical models for parallel computation. Parallel algorithms for the PRAM. Speedup and efficiency. Issues in the design of parallel algorithms for evolving real-world parallel architectures, including synchronization, overhead, and scalability.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7200X [714X] or a course in analysis of algorithms.

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