MA 5490: Parallel Computing (Spring, 2009)
MA 5490 University Handbook Description
This is a special topics course. If there really was a an official handbook description, it would read something like the following material...
Course Description: A one semester self contained course on parallel computing. Review of parallel architectures, hardware accelerators, programming paradigms, communications methods, applications, algorithms, how to buy or build a supercomputer, and how different scales of parallelism affect performance.
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.
Office Hours: Mondays 4:30-5:30 PM, Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 AM, and by appointment.