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Illinois ECE 498AL: Programming Massively Parallel Processors, Lecture 1: Introduction

By Wen-Mei W Hwu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Programming Massively Parallel Processors


  • Introduction, Grading, Outline
  • Lab Equipment
  • UIUC/NCSA QP Cluster
  • UIUC/NCSA AP Cluster
  • ECE498AL Development History
  • Why Program Massively Parallel Processors?
  • Geforce 8800
  • G80 Characteristics
  • Future Apps reflect a concurrent world
  • Stretching Traditional Architectures
  • Application Speedup


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