UPCRC Illinois Offers Summer School on Multicore Programming

Mar 25, 2011, 16:13 ET from Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC)

URBANA, Ill., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Programmers with little or no exposure to parallelism have an opportunity to learn about multicore programming at the UPCRC Illinois Summer School to be held July 25-29, 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The week-long, intensive workshop will provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of multicore programming, offer hands-on experience with the use of multicore languages and libraries, and introduce emerging research topics. Upon completion, participants will be equipped to choose the best multicore programming model for current and future projects.

Prerequisites for the summer school include solid programming experience (C, C++, C# or Java languages) and a demonstrated interest in applying multicore programming to academic or professional pursuits.

Participants can choose to attend on campus at the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science or online as a virtual participant. On-site capacity is limited to the first 60 participants to submit paid registration. Discounted rates for on-site participation are available for academic faculty, staff, and graduate students. Online participation is free, but registration is required and is limited to 200 participants.

For more information about the summer school, visit the website at http://www.upcrc.illinois.edu/summer/2011/index.html. Registration is now open and will remain open until June 24, or until capacity is reached, whichever arrives first.

Questions about the summer school can be sent to chelrege@illinois.edu.

About UPCRC Illinois

The Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC Illinois) at the University of Illinois is a joint research endeavor of the Department of Computer Science, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and corporate partners Microsoft and Intel. The center builds on a history of Illinois innovation in parallel computing that spans four decades. UPCRC Illinois is also one of many Parallel@Illinois efforts currently invested in pioneering and promoting parallel computing research and education.

SOURCE Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC)