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Day

Date (2016)

Topic

Assigned Reading

Assigned Videos (Quizzes due by Friday of each week)

In-class Worksheets

Slides

Work Assigned

Work Due

1

Mon

Jan 11

Lecture 1: Task Creation and Termination (Async, Finish)

Module 1: Section 1.1

Topic 1.1 Lecture, Topic 1.1 Demonstration

worksheet1lec1-slides

 

 

 

Wed

Jan 13

Lecture 2:  Computation Graphs, Ideal Parallelism

Module 1: Sections 1.2, 1.3Topic 1.2 Lecture, Topic 1.2 Demonstration, Topic 1.3 Lecture, Topic 1.3 Demonstrationworksheet2lec2-slides

 

 

 FriJan 15Lecture 3: Abstract Performance Metrics, Multiprocessor SchedulingModule 1: Section 1.4Topic 1.4 Lecture, Topic 1.4 Demonstrationworksheet3lec3-slides

Homework 1

(2 weeks)

Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4

2

Mon

Jan 18

No lecture, School Holiday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

      

 

Wed

Jan 20

Lecture 4:   Parallel Speedup and Amdahl's Law

Module 1: Section 1.5Topic 1.5 Lecture, Topic 1.5 Demonstrationworksheet4lec4-slides  

 

Fri

Jan 22

Lecture 5: Future Tasks, Functional Parallelism

Module 1: Section 2.1Topic 2.1 Lecture ,   Topic 2.1 Demonstrationworksheet5lec5-slides Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 1.5, 2.1 (topic 1.6 is optional)

3

Mon

Jan 25

Lecture 6: Memoization

Module 1: Section 2.2Topic 2.2 Lecture  ,  Topic 2.2 Demonstrationworksheet6lec6-slides

BinomialCoefficient.java

Worksheet5.java

 
 WedJan 27

Lecture 7: Finish Accumulators

Module 1: Section 2.3Topic 2.3 Lecture , Topic 2.3 Demonstration  worksheet7lec7-slides  

 

Fri

Jan 29

Lecture 8: Data Races, Functional & Structural Determinism

Module 1: Sections 2.5, 2.6Topic 2.5 Lecture  ,  Topic 2.5 Demonstration, Topic 2.6 Lecture  ,  Topic 2.6 Demonstration   worksheet8lec8-slides

Homework 2

Homework 2 JARs (optional)

(2 weeks)

Homework 1, Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6

4

Mon

Feb 01

Lecture 9: Map Reduce

Module 1: Section 2.4Topic 2.4 Lecture  ,  Topic 2.4 Demonstration   worksheet9lec9-slides  

 

Wed

Feb 03

Lecture 10: Java’s Fork/Join LibraryFJP chapter: Sections 7.3 & 7.5 worksheet10lec10-slides

ArraySum.java

ArraySumFourWay.java

 

 

Fri

Feb 05

Lecture 11: Loop-Level Parallelism, Parallel Matrix Multiplication, Iteration Grouping (Chunking)

Module 1: Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Topic 3.1 Lecture , Topic 3.1 Demonstration , Topic 3.2 Lecture, Topic 3.2 Demonstration, Topic 3.3 Lecture , Topic 3.3 Demonstration

worksheet11lec11-slides Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

5

Mon

Feb 08

Lecture 12:  Barrier Synchronization

Module 1: Section 3.4Topic 3.4 Lecture , Topic 3.4 Demonstration worksheet12 lec12-slides   

 

Wed

Feb 10

Lecture 13: Iterative Averaging Revisited, SPMD pattern

Module 1: Sections 3.5, 3.6Topic 3.5 Lecture , Topic 3.5 Demonstration , Topic 3.6 Lecture,   Topic 3.6 Demonstration    worksheet13 lec13-slides Worksheet12.java

 

Fri

Feb 12

Lecture 14:  Data-Driven Tasks and Data-Driven Futures

Module 1: Section 4.5Topic 4.5 Lecture ,   Topic 4.5 Demonstration worksheet14 lec14-slides

Homework 3

(5 weeks, with two intermediate checkpoints)

Homework 2, Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 3.4 , 3.5, 3.6, 4.5

6

Mon

Feb 15

Lecture 15: Phasers, Point-to-point Synchronization

Module 1: Sections 4.2, 4.3Topic 4.2 Lecture ,   Topic 4.2 Demonstration, Topic 4.3 Lecture,  Topic 4.3 Demonstration worksheet15 lec15-slides   

 

Wed

Feb 17

Lecture 16: Pipeline Parallelism, Signal Statement, Fuzzy Barriers

Module 1: Sections 4.4, 4.1Topic 4.4 Lecture ,   Topic 4.4 Demonstration, Topic 4.1 Lecture,  Topic 4.1 Demonstration, worksheet16 lec16-slides   

 

Fri

Feb 19

Lecture 17: Abstract vs. Real Performance

   worksheet17 lec17-slides  Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4

7

Mon

Feb 22

Lecture 18: Midterm Summary

    lec18-slides   

 

Wed

Feb 24

Midterm Review (Interactice Q&A using PollEverywhere)

    Exam 1 held during lab time (7:00pm - 10:00pm), scope of exam limited to lectures 1-18  

 

Fri

Feb 26

Lecture 19: Task Scheduling Policies

 Topic 4.6 Lecture ,   Topic 4.6 Demonstration worksheet19 lec19-slides Lec19HelpFirstWorkStealing.javaHomework 3 Checkpoint-1, Lecture & demo quizzes for topic 4.6

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M-F

Feb 29- Mar 04

Spring Break

 

 

  

 

 

8

Mon

Mar 07

Lecture 20: Critical sections, Isolated construct, Parallel Spanning Tree algorithm (start of Module 2)

Module 2: Sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.6Topic 5.1 Lecture, Topic 5.1 Demonstration, Topic 5.2 Lecture, Topic 5.2 Demonstration, Topic 5.3 Lecture, Topic 5.3 Demonstration  worksheet20 lec20-slides  

 

 

Wed

Mar 09

Lecture 21: Atomic variables, Read-Write Isolation

Module 2: Sections 5.4, 5.5Topic 5.4 Lecture, Topic 5.4 Demonstration, Topic 5.5 Lecture, Topic 5.5 Demonstration, Topic 5.6 Lecture, Topic 5.6 Demonstration  worksheet21 lec21-slides  

 

 

Fri

Mar 11

Lecture 22:  Parallelism in Java Streams, Parallel Prefix Sums


   worksheet22 lec22-slides  

Homework 3 Checkpoint-2, Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 5.1 to 5.6

9

Mon

Mar 14

Lecture 23: Java Threads, Java synchronized statement

 Topic 7.1 Lecture, Topic 7.2 Lecture worksheet23 lec23-slides

 

 

 

Wed

Mar 16

Lecture 24: Java synchronized statement (contd), wait/notify

 Topic 7.3 Lecture worksheet24 lec24-slides

 

 

 

Fri

Mar 18

Lecture 25: Concurrent Objects, Linearizability of Concurrent Objects

  Topic 7.4 Lecture worksheet25 lec25-slides

 

Homework 3, Lecture quizzes for topics 7.1 - 7.4

10

Mon

Mar 21

Lecture 26: Linearizability (contd), Java locks

 Topic 7.3 Lecture (recap), Topic 7.4 Lecture (recap) worksheet26 lec26-slides

Homework 4

(3 weeks, with one intermediate checkpoint)

 

 

Wed

Mar 23

Lecture 27: Parallel Design Patterns, Safety and Liveness Properties  

  Topic 7.5 Lecture worksheet27 lec27-slides  

 

 

Fri

Mar 25

Lecture 28: Actors

 Topic 6.1 Lecture ,   Topic 6.1 Demonstration ,   Topic 6.2 Lecture, Topic 6.2 Demonstration, Topic 6.3 Lecture, Topic 6.3 Demonstration  worksheet28

lec28-slides

 

Lecture & demo quizzes for topics 7.5

11

Mon

Mar 28

Lecture 29:  Actors (contd)

  Topic 6.4 Lecture , Topic 6.4 Demonstration ,   Topic 6.5 Lecture, Topic 6.5 Demonstration, Topic 6.6 Lecture, Topic 6.6 Demonstration worksheet29 lec29-slides

Lec29Slide2ThreadRing.java
Lec29Slide4EchoActor.java
Lec29Slide6Pipeline.java
Lec29Slide15ReqReplyActor.java
Lec29Slide15SyncReplyActor.java

 

 

Wed

Mar 30

Lecture 30: Java Synchronizers, Dining Philosophers Problem

 Topic 7.6 Lecture worksheet30 lec30-slides

 


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Fri

Apr 01

Midterm Recess

     Lecture quiz for topic 7.6

12

Mon

Apr 04

Lecture 31: Eureka-style Speculative Task Parallelism

   worksheet31 lec31-slides  

Homework 4 Checkpoint-1

 

Wed

Apr 06

Lecture 32:  Task Affinity with Places (start of Module 3)

   worksheet32 lec32-slides

 

 

 

Fri

Apr 08

Lecture 33: Message Passing Interface (MPI)

   worksheet33 lec33-slides

 

 

13

Mon

Apr 11

Lecture 34: Message Passing Interface (MPI, contd)

   worksheet34 lec34-slides  

Homework 4

 

Wed

Apr 13

Lecture 35: GPU Computing

  worksheet35lec35-slides

Homework 5  

(Due April 22nd, with automatic extension till May 2nd after which slip days may be used)

 

 

Fri

Apr 15

Lecture 36: Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) programming models

  worksheet36

lec36-slides

  

14

Mon

Apr 18

NO CLASS TODAY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

    

 

 

 

Wed

Apr 20

Lecture 37: Apache Spark framework

  worksheet37lec37-slides

 

 

 

Fri

Apr 22

Lecture 38: Course Review (lectures 20-37), Last day of classes

   lec38-slides 

Homework 5 (automatic extension till May 2nd)

-MonApr 25Review session / Office Hours, 1pm - 3pm, Herzstein 212 (different room from usual)      
-WedApr 27Review session / Office Hours, 1pm - 3pm, Herzstein 212 (different room from usual)      
-ThuApr 29Review session / Office Hours, 1pm - 3pm, Herzstein 212 (different room from usual)      

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Tue

May 3

Scheduled final exam in Herzstein Hall Auditorium, 9am - 12noon, May 3rd (Exam 2 – scope of exam limited to lectures 20-37)

 

 

  

 

 

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