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OCMP5426: Parallel and Distributed Computing

This unit is intended to introduce and motivate the study of high performance computer systems. The student will be presented with the foundational concepts pertaining to the different types and classes of high performance computers. The student will be exposed to the description of the technological context of current high performance computer systems. Students will gain skills in evaluating, experimenting with, and optimising the performance of high performance computers. The unit also provides students with the ability to undertake more advanced topics and courses on high performance computing.

Code OCMP5426
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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COMP5426 or COMP4426
Assumed knowledge:
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Experience with algorithm design and software development as covered in (COMP2017 or COMP9017) and COMP3027 or COMP3927 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)

The learning outcomes for this unit will be available two weeks before the first day of teaching.

Unit outlines

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