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COMP 322: Fundamentals of Parallel Programming (Spring

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2023)

 

InstructorsInstructor:

Mackale Joyner, DH 2063Zoran Budimlić, DH 3003

TAs: Adrienne Li, Austin Hushower, Claire Xu, Diep Hoang, Hunena Badat, Maki Yu, Mantej Singh, Rose Zhang, Victor Song, Yidi Wang  
Admin Assistant:Annepha Hurlock, annepha@rice.edu , DH 3122, 713-348-5186 

 

Mohamed Abead, Chase Hartsell, Taha Hasan, Harrison Huang, Jerry Jiang, Jasmine Lee, Michelle Lee, Hung Nguyen, Quang Nguyen, Ryan Ramos, Oscar Reynozo, Delaney Schultz, Tina Wen, Raiyan Zannat, Kailin Zhang

Piazza site:

https://piazza.com/rice/spring2022/comp322 (Piazza is the preferred medium for all course communications)

Cross-listing:

ELEC 323

Lecture location:

Herzstein Amphitheater (online 1st 2 weeks)TBD

Lecture times:

MWF 1:00pm - 1:50pm

Lab locations:

Keck 100 (online 1st 2 weeks)TBD

Lab times:

Mon  3:00pm - 3:50pm (Austin, Claire)

Wed Tue 4:30pm 00pm - 54:20pm (Hunena, Mantej, Yidi, Victor, Rose, Adrienne, Diep, Maki50pm ()

Course Syllabus

A summary PDF file containing the course syllabus for the course can be found here.  Much of the syllabus information is also included below in this course web site, along with some additional details that are not included in the syllabus.

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Week

Day

Date (2022)

Lecture

Assigned Reading

Assigned Videos (see Canvas site for video links)

In-class Worksheets

Slides

Work Assigned

Work Due

Worksheet Solutions 

1

Mon

Jan 1009

Lecture 1: Introduction

 

 

worksheet1lec1-slides  

 

 

WS1-solution 

 

Wed

Jan 1211

Lecture 2:  Functional Programming

GList.java worksheet2lec02-slides

 

 

WS2-solution 
 FriJan 1413Lecture 3: Higher order functions  worksheet3 lec3-slides   

 

 WS3-solution 

2

Mon

Jan 1716

No class: MLK

        

 

Wed

Jan 1918

Lecture 4: Lazy Computation

LazyList.java

Lazy.java

 worksheet4lec4-slides  WS4-solution 

 

Fri

Jan 2120

Lecture 5: Java Streams

  worksheet5lec5-slidesHomework 1 WS5-solution 
3MonJan 2423

Lecture 6: Map Reduce with Java Streams

Module 1: Section 2.4Topic 2.4 Lecture, Topic 2.4 Demonstration  worksheet6lec6-slides

 

 WS6-solution 

 

Wed

Jan 2625

Lecture 7: Futures

Module 1: Section 2.1Topic 2.1 Lecture , Topic 2.1 Demonstrationworksheet7lec7-slides

 

 WS7-solution 

 

Fri

Jan 2827

Lecture 8:  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 Demonstrationworksheet8lec8-slides  WS8-solution 

4

Mon

 

Jan 3130 Lecture 9: Async, Finish, Data-Driven Tasks 

Module 1: Section 1.1, 4.5

 

Topic 1.1 Lecture, Topic 1.1 Demonstration, Topic 4.5 Lecture, Topic 4.5 Demonstration

worksheet9

lec9-slides   WS9-solution 
 WedFeb 0201Lecture 10: Event-based programming model

 

  worksheet10lec10-slides  Homework 1WS10-solution 
 FriFeb 0403Lecture 11: GUI programming as an example of event-based,
futures/callbacks in GUI programming
  worksheet11lec11-slidesHomework 2Homework 1 WS11-solution 
5

Mon

Feb 0706

Lecture 12: Scheduling/executing computation graphs
Abstract performance metrics
Module 1: Section 1.4Topic 1.4 Lecture , Topic 1.4 Demonstrationworksheet12lec12-slides  WS12-solution 

 

Wed

Feb 0908

Lecture 13: Parallel Speedup, Critical Path, Amdahl's Law

Module 1: Section 1.5

Topic 1.5 Lecture , Topic 1.5 Demonstration

worksheet13lec13-slides  WS13-solution 

 

Fri

Feb 1110

No class: Spring Recess

 

        
6

Mon

Feb 1413

Lecture 14: Accumulation and reduction. Finish accumulators

Module 1: Section 2.3Topic 2.3 Lecture   Topic 2.3 Demonstrationworksheet14lec14-slides  WS14-solution 

 

Wed

Feb 1615

Lecture 15: Recursive Task Parallelism  

  worksheet15lec15-slides

 

 

 WS15-solution 
 FriFeb 1817

Lecture 16: 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 Demonstrationworksheet16 lec16-slidesHomework 3Homework 2WS16-solution 

7

Mon

Feb 2120

Lecture 17: Midterm Review

   lec17-slides    

 

Wed

Feb 2322

Lecture 18: Limitations of Functional parallelism.
Abstract vs. real performance. Cutoff Strategy

  worksheet18lec18-slides  WS18-solution 

 

Fri

Feb 25 24 

Lecture 19: Fork/Join programming model. OS Threads. Scheduler Pattern 

 Topic 2.7 Lecture, Topic 2.7 Demonstration, Topic 2.8 Lecture, Topic 2.8 Demonstration, worksheet19lec19-slides  WS19-solution 

8

Mon

Feb 2827

Lecture 20: Confinement & Monitor Pattern. Critical sections
Global lock

Module 2: Sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.6 Topic 5.1 Lecture, Topic 5.1 Demonstration, Topic 5.2 Lecture, Topic 5.2 Demonstration, Topic 5.6 Lecture, Topic 5.6 Demonstrationworksheet20lec20-slides        WS20-solution 

 

Wed

Mar 0201

Lecture 21:  Atomic variables, Synchronized statements

Module 2: Sections 5.4, 7.2

Topic 5.4 Lecture, Topic 5.4 Demonstration, Topic 7.2 Lectureworksheet21lec21-slides  WS21-solution 

 

Fri

Mar 0403

Lecture 22: Parallel Spanning Tree, other graph algorithms 

  worksheet22lec22-slidesHomework 4

Homework 3

WS22-solution 

9

Mon

Mar 0706

Lecture 23: Java Threads and Locks

Module 2: Sections 7.1, 7.3

Topic 7.1 Lecture, Topic 7.3 Lecture

worksheet23 lec23-slides  

 

WS23-solution 

 

Wed

Mar 0908

Lecture 24: Java Locks - Soundness and progress guarantees  

Module 2: 7.5Topic 7.5 Lecture worksheet24 lec24-slides 

 

WS24-solution 

 

Fri

Mar 1110

 Lecture 25: Dining Philosophers Problem  Module 2: 7.6Topic 7.6 Lectureworksheet25lec25-slides 

 

WS25-solution 
 

Mon

Mar 1413

No class: Spring Break

     

 

  
 WedMar 1615No class: Spring Break    

 

   

 

Fri

Mar 1817

No class: Spring Break

     

 

  

10

Mon

Mar 2120

Lecture 26: N-Body problem, applications and implementations 

  worksheet26lec26-slides   WS26-solution 

 

Wed

Mar 2322

Lecture 27: Read-Write Locks, Linearizability of Concurrent Objects

Module 2: 7.3, 7.4Topic 7.3 Lecture, Topic 7.4 Lectureworksheet27lec27-slides

 

 WS27-solution 

 

Fri

Mar 2524

Lecture 28: Message-Passing programming model with Actors

Module 2: 6.1, 6.2Topic 6.1 Lecture, Topic 6.1 Demonstration,   Topic 6.2 Lecture, Topic 6.2 Demonstration worksheet28lec28-slides

 

 

 

WS28-solution 

11

Mon

Mar 2827

Lecture 29: Active Object Pattern. Combining Actors with task parallelism 

Module 2: 6.3, 6.4Topic 6.3 Lecture, Topic 6.3 Demonstration,   Topic 6.4 Lecture, Topic 6.4 Demonstrationworksheet29lec29-slides

 

 

WS29-solution 

 

Wed

Mar 3029

Lecture 30: Task Affinity and locality. Memory hierarchy 

  worksheet30lec30-slides

 

 WS30-solution 

 

FriApr

01Mar 31

Lecture 31: Data-Parallel Programming model. Loop-Level Parallelism, Loop Chunking

Module 1: Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3Topic 3.1 Lecture, Topic 3.1 Demonstration , Topic 3.2 Lecture,  Topic 3.2 Demonstration, Topic 3.3 Lecture,  Topic 3.3 Demonstrationworksheet31lec31-slidesHomework 5

Homework 4

WS31-solution 

12

Mon

Apr 0403

Lecture 32: Barrier Synchronization with PhasersModule 1: Section 3.4Topic 3.4 Lecture,  Topic 3.4 Demonstrationworksheet32lec32-slides

 

 

WS32-solution 

 

Wed

Apr 0605

Lecture 33:  Stencil computation. Point-to-point Synchronization with Phasers

Module 1: Section 4.2, 4.3

Topic 4.2 Lecture, Topic 4.2 Demonstration, Topic 4.3 Lecture,  Topic 4.3 Demonstration

worksheet33lec33-slides

 

 WS33-solution 

 

Fri

Apr 0807

Lecture 34: Fuzzy Barriers with Phasers

Module 1: Section 4.1Topic 4.1 Lecture, Topic 4.1 Demonstrationworksheet34lec34-slides 

 

WS34-solution 

13

Mon

Apr 1110

Lecture 35: Eureka-style Speculative Task Parallelism 

 

worksheet35lec35-slides

 

 

WS35-solution 
 WedApr 1312Lecture 36: Scan Pattern. Parallel Prefix Sum 

 

worksheet36lec36-slides  WS36-solution 
 FriApr 1514Lecture 37: Parallel Prefix Sum applications  worksheet37lec37-slides    
14MonApr 1817Lecture 38: Overview of other models and frameworks   lec38-slides    
 WedApr 2019Lecture 39: Course Review (Lectures 19-38)   lec39-slides    
 FriApr 2221Lecture 40: Course Review (Lectures 19-38)   lec40-slides Homework 5  

Lab Schedule

7 28lab7

Lab #

Date (20222023)

Topic

Handouts

Examples

1

Jan 1009

Infrastructure setup

lab0-handout

lab1-handout

 
-Jan 16No lab this week (MLK)  
2Jan 1723Functional Programminglab2-handout 

3

Jan 2430

Java Streams

lab3-handout
 
4Jan 31Feb 06Futureslab4-handout 

5

Feb 0713

Data-Driven Tasks

lab5-handout 6

Feb 14

Async / Finish

lab6-handout 
-Feb 2120No lab this week (Midterm)  
6

Feb

Recursive Task Cutoff Strategy

27

Async / Finish

lab6-handout 
87Mar 07Java Threadslab806Recursive Task Cutoff Strategylab7-handout 
-Mar 1413No lab this week (Spring Break)  
8Mar 20Java Threadslab8-handout 
9Mar 2127Concurrent Listslab9-handout 
10Mar 28Apr 03Actorslab10-handout 
11

Apr 0410

Loop Parallelism

lab11-handout 

-

Apr 11

No lab this week

  

-

Apr 1817

No lab this week

  

Grading, Honor Code Policy, Processes and Procedures

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