Computer Science

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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  • Welcome to this course in September 2017!
  • You will write parallel C, Java, Scala, and C++ code.
  • Literature: Jonas Skeppstedt/Christian Söderberg: Writing Efficient C Code. See for example .
  •  Labs
  • Power specification.


With the 1st edition, the focus is on the following chapters:

  • Chapter 5, Multicores
  • Section 7.18 Multi-threaded Execution
  • Section 13.16 <stdatomic.h>
  • Section 13.25 <threads.h>
  • Chapter 17, Programming with Pthreads
  • Chapter 18, OpenMP

There is a competition in the course, and the winners so far have been:

  • 2015: Anton Klarén and Valdemar Roxling.
  • 2014: Karl-Olof Hylen and Björn Linse.
  • 2013: Anton Botvalde and Mats Lundkvist.
  • 2012: Fredrik Karlsson and Daniel Pervan.
  • 2011: Rasmus Barringer, PhD student in the computer graphics group in the Department of Computer Science.
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