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CS 610 Introduction to Parallel and Distributed Computing

Course Description: Parallel computing theory: Parallel Random-Access Machines (PRAMs), Amdahl’s law for theoretical speedup limits, Petri Nets; parallel vs. distributed computing: speedup, fault-tolerance, resource-sharing; parallel architectures; data flow, instruction-level pipelining, embedded multicore systems, shared-memory multiprocessors, distributed-memory multicomputers, interconnection networks, distributed systems: client-server systems, cluster computing, computing grids, cloud computing; parallel and distributed programming with industry standard MPI (Message Passing Interface); and parallel algorithms.

Course Rotation: NY:WP;Fall:Summer


3 credits


CS 502 Minimum Grade of C