MATH-454 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Richart Nicolas

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course provides insight into a broad variety of High Performance Computing (HPC) concepts and the majority of modern HPC architectures. Moreover, the student will learn to have a feeling about what architectures are suited for several types of algorithms.

Content

Keywords

HPC, Parallelization, MPI, GPU

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Analysis, bachelor level
  • Numerical analysis for engineers
  • Matrix algebra
  • Programming concepts in scientific computing

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Classify the types of HPC architecture
  • Identify codes suited for parallelizing
  • Apply the most commont parallelization techniques
  • Implement algorithms in parallel
  • Investigate the performances of parallel code
  • Argue about the differences in performances between theory and practice
  • Optimize the usage of hardware and software resources depending on the type of algorithm to parallelize

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, project work

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures, completing exercises, writing a project

 

Assessment methods

Oral defense of project work

 

Dans le cas de l’art. 3 al. 5 du Règlement de section, l’enseignant décide de la forme de l’examen qu’il communique aux étudiants concernés.

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Parallel and high-performance computing
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Oral (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Parallel and high-performance computing
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • TP: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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