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SPM 2012-2013

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Day Hours Arguments Support material
18/02 16-18 Course introduction. Program. Web site. Exam/project. Overview of parallel architectures. Amdahl law. Blackboard
19/02 16-18 Power and parallelism. More on Amdahl law. Gustafson law. Work-span model Blackboard
21/02 14-16 Concurrent activity graph: concurrent activities (finer grain and “more convenient” graphs), coordination of activities, problems related to implementation. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
04/03 16-18 More on features of interest for parallel programming: reliability, security. Mechanisms for setting up concurrent activities (processes (fork, exec), threads (pthread_create)) and for communications (Sockets, SysV (shmem, msq)) Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
05/03 16-18 Details on the usage of SysV primitives and pthreads. Introduction of OpenMP. Discussion of the principles behind the parallelization of a matrix multiplication. Map and reduce patterns (informal introduction). Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
11/03 16-18 Algorithmic skeletons and parallel design patterns (introduction). Typical patterns: stream parallel (farm, pipeline), data parallel (map, reduce, scan, stencil), control parallel (if-then-else, while) Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
12/03 16-18 Wrappers (sequential and parallel). Skeleton/pattern nesting. Two tier model. Functional and parallel semantics of common patterns and consequences on composition. Blackboard Ocaml code 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
14/03 14-16 State handling in structured parallel patterns. Different implementation models for patterns: implementation templates. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
18/03 16-18 Template composition, optimizations, performance model usage and sample template (farm on a mesh architecture). Macro data flow implementation model. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
19/03 16-18 Introduction to FastFlow: sequential code wrapping, pipeline pattern, farm pattern, customisation of the farm: misd and map. BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
21/03 14-16 Software accelerators (FastFlow (with sample code) and SkeTo style). Analytical performance models: base measures and derived measures. BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
25/03 16-18 Performance model usage and definition. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
26/03 16-18 Queue theory results for performance modelling. Parallel building blocks (introduction). Calls to measure execution time Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
28/03 14-16 Skandium programming framework (Dazzi) Lesson material
08/04 16-18 Implementation of patterns: templates, building blocks, optimizations (communication hiding, cache coherence optimizations). Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
09/03 16-18 OpenMP BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
11/04 14-16 Map in OpenMP and FastFlow, with sample code (code on the codepage). BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
15/04 16-18 Sample parallel applications: Computation of an integral (MonteCarlo, generation of pseudo-random numbers), Mandelbrot (Load balancing), N-Body (approximated solutions vs. “exact” ones). Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
16/04 14-16 False sharing (code on the codepage). BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
18/04 14-16 Muesli programming framework (Dazzi) Lesson material
22/04 16-18 Load balancing (code on the codepage). BlackboardVideo 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
23/04 16-18 More on load balancing. Introduction to SKEPU (and GPUs) (code on the codepage). BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
29/04 16-18 More on SKEPU. Co-exploitation of Skepu and FastFlow (code on the codepage). Map fusion. BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
30/04 16-18 Sample code: map fusion (OpenMP) and multiple backends (FastFlow+SKEPU) (code on the codepage). Rewriting rules. Map and reduce as homomorphisms and relative optimizations (see paper on SkeTo), optimizations at the pattern building block level (BSP and MapReduce: optimization of gatherall followed by a spread). BlackboardVideo 1st hour (blackboard only)Video 2nd hour (blackboard only) Audio 1st hour not available (sorry) 2nd hour audio
02/05 14-16 Adaptivity: MAPE loop, autonomic computing principles (see IBM paper), behavioural skeletons (introduction). Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
06/05 16-18 Adaptivity: hierarchical performance management (see IPDPS09 slides). Multi concern management. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
07/05 16-18 Functional and performance portability of structured parallel applications. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
09/05 14-16 Vectorization techniques. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
13/05 16-18 Sample code: effect of vectorization (and effects combined with OpenMP). Final project 2012-2013. Blackboard audio Project draft
14/05 16-18 Parallel design patterns. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
16/05 14-15 Parallel design patterns. Blackboard 1st hour audio
20/05 16-18 RISC PBB: a RISC set of parallel building blocks. Building blocks in Wrapper, Functional and Combinator subsets, rule for composition, sample usage (classical skeletons), optimization, implmentation of more general skeletons. Blackboard 1st hour audio2nd hour audio
21/05 16-18 Using building blocks to implement general purpose programming models (BSP, Google Mapreduce, MDF) and domain specific skeletons (genetic population evolution) Blackboard 1st and 2nd hour audio
23/05 14-16 Final project discussion, course methodology applied to the project, suggestion for the experiments 1st and 2nd hour audio
magistraleinformaticanetworking/spm/sdpm13lessons.txt · Ultima modifica: 23/05/2013 alle 15:48 (5 anni fa) da Marco Danelutto