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Join Date: Jun 2009
Programming and Tuning Massively Parallel Systems Summer School
Barcelona Computing Week
BSC/UPC, Barcelona, Spain
July 5-9, 2010
The Programming and Tuning Massively Parallel Systems Summer School (PUMPS) is aimed at enriching the skills of researchers, graduate students and teachers with cutting-edge techniques and hands-on experience in developing applications for many-core processors with massively parallel computing resources like GPU accelerators.
The Beginners Track is an introduction to CUDA, OpenCL and OpenMP with labs/examples of increasing complexity, and case studies. Attendees may then join the Advanced Track and/or Programming Models sessions.
The Teachers Track includes special sessions on programming with GPUs for current and future teachers, and labs with educational material examples. Attendees may then join the Advanced Track and/or Programming Models sessions.
The Advanced Track focuses on optimizations and tuning of scientific and engineering Applications with specific sessions for Numerical Methods and Performance Evaluation Tools, and Programming Models for Supercomputing.
Participants will have access to a multi-node cluster of GPUs, and will learn to program and optimize applications in CUDA, OpenCL, OpenMP and StaRSs. Teaching assistants will be available to help with assignments.
Case studies on Molecular Dynamics, MRI Reconstruction, RTM Stencil and Dense Linear Systems will be presented. Advanced topics will cover optimization techniques for numerical methods like FFT, Graph, Tiling, Grid, MonteCarlo, FDTD, and Sparse matrices.
Applications due: May 20
Notification of acceptance: June 1
Summer school: July 5-9, 2010
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC, Barcelona, Spain
Complete information and program:
PUMPS is organized by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and HiPEAC Network of Excellence.