1998-03-04
boein@nsc.liu.se

Course in Message passing with MPI and PVM


When

  Thursday 26 March 1998  
  09:00 - 16.30 with breaks for lunch and coffee.

Where

  Linköping University
  Lecture room: To be announced  

Prerequisites
  
  Ability to program in Fortran or C
  User-level knowledge of UNIX
  Basic knowledge of parallel programming concepts

Contents

  Introduction to general message passing concepts. Description of the API 
  (Application Programming Interface) in PVM and MPI. The main part of this
  course is held with no specific architecture in mind. It is
  applicable on cluster of workstations, as well as Cray C90 and T3E.
  
  Common 
    Blocking / Non-blocking communication 
    Synchronous / Asynchronous communication 
    Message buffering 
    Collective communication 
    Error handling 
  PVM 
    Spawning tasks 
    Dynamic groups 
  MPI 
    Derived types 
    Communicators 
  Specific information for the T3E and the C90 implementations 

Registration

  Do you want to participate? Please, send your name, e-mail address, and phone
  number to me. You find my address below.

Questions?

  Send me an e-mail!


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Niclas Andersson                                E-mail: nican@nsc.liu.se
National Supercomputer Centre                       Phone: +46 13 281464
Linköping University, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden      Fax: +46 13 282535