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Illinois ECE 498AL: Programming Massively Parallel Processors, Lecture 12: Structuring Parallel Algorithms

By Wen-Mei W Hwu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Structuring Parallel Algorithms


  • Key Parallel Programming Steps
  • Algorithms
  • Choosing Algorithm Structure
  • Mapping a Divide and Conquer algorithm
  • Tiled Algorithms
  • Increased work per thread
  • Double Buffering
  • Loop Fusion and Memory Privatization
  • Pipeline or "Spatial Computing Model"


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