Course: Parallel Programming Languages and Systems
Type: Teaching Assistant
Time in Year: Semester 2
Number of Posts: 1
Description: Assist with design and preparation of the practical exercises
for the course, and undertake almost all the marking for these.
The first exercise is pencil-and-paper, requiring students to trace,
analyse and discuss some small shared-memory parallel code fragments,
spotting races, synchronisation errors and so on. The second has two
parts: an MPI programming exercise, and a literature
Skills: You will need to be familiar with issues and algorithms in
shared memory and message passing parallel programming in general
(such as synchronisation and race issues), and MPI to a good
level of competence in particular (experience in using a range of
MPI collective operations, familiarity with different communication
modes, experience of using communicators beyond MPI_COMM_WORLD).
For example, you might have previously achieved high marks
on a course such as this.
Payment is at demonstrator rate.
Total Hours: up to 80 (depending upon student numbers)
Contact: Murray Cole
Application: Apply by email to email@example.com
and copy your email to Murray so that he knows you are interested.
Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB, Scotland, UK
Tel: +44 131 651 5661, Fax: +44 131 651 1426, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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