Date 
Topic 
Reading 
Slides and Exercises

08/25/2014 
Introduction to Computational Science 

Intro to CPS 
08/27/2014 
MIcroprocessors 
Eijkhout pp. 1121

Slides (slides 113)
Microprocessor Architecture Questions

09/03/2014 
Memory Hierarchy 
Eijkhout pp. 2136 
Slides (slides 1445)
Memory Hierarchy slides

09/08/2014 
Multicore and the Roofline Model

Eijkhout pp. 3647
Roofline model paper

Roofline model slides
Roofline model exercises

09/10/2014 
Locality and Programming for Performance 
Eijkhout pp. 4764 
Exercises

09/15/2014 
Programming for Performance (cont.)



09/17/2014 
Introduction to C (taught by Henry Moncada)

Practical Programming in C at MIT

C Code Examples

09/22/2014 
C and Performance

GNU gcc compiler optimization
Cache blocking for matrix algorithms


09/24/2014 
Introduction to Fortran

Fortran90 Tutorial at MTU
Fortran90 Tutorial at Rice University

Fortran Intro slides

09/29/2014 
Fortran90 in More Detail

Fortran90 Tutorial at MTU
Arrays
Modules
External Subprograms and Interface Blocks


10/01/2014 
Introduction to Python 
Python videos at Software Carpentry


10/06/2014 
NumPy and SciPy
Python Scripting as glue

SciPy.org 
Slides (PDF)
Slides (PPTX)

10/08/2014 
Python Scripting (cont.) 

Handout

10/13/2014 
Introduction to Parallel Computing 

Slides (PDF)
Slides (PPTX)

10/15/2014 
Introduction to OpenMP (taught by Rogelio Long) 

Slides (PPTX)
Example codes:
omp_hello.c
omp_private.c
omp_lastprivate.c
omp_reduction.c
omp_section.c
omp_nested.c

10/20/2014 
Introduction to MPI 
Introduction to MPI at
www.citutor.org sections 1, 2, 3

Exercises 1.5, 1.6, 2.8, 2.9

10/22/2014 
MPI PointtoPoint Communication and Derived Datatypes 
Introduction to MPI at www.citutor.org sections 4, 5 (omit 5.4.2, 5.4.3, 5.4.5) 
Exercises 4.8, 5.5

10/27/2014 
Group work on Lab 3



10/29/2014 
MPI Collective Communication and Topologies 
Introduction to MPI at www.citutor.org sections 6, 7, 8 

11/03/2014 
Parallel Matrix Operations using MPI 

Slides (PDF)
Slides (PPT)

11/05/2014 
Cartesian Topologies
Cannon's Matrix Multiplication Algorithm



11/10/2014 
UTEP Research Cloud
Batch Queuing Systems



11/12/2014 
Speedup and Scalability 
Eijkhout 2.7.3 and 2.7.4 (online version) 
Slides (PDF)
Slides (PPTX)

11/17/2014 
Review 

Review guide 
11/19/2014 
Midterm Exam 


11/24/2014 
Computer Arithmetic
Numerical Linear Algebra
Dense Linear Algebra Libraries

Eijkhout
Numerical Computing with MATLAB

Computer Aritmetic slides
Numerical Linear Algebra slides
Dense Linear Algebra Libraries slides

11/26/2014 
Using LAPACK 
LAPACK exercises 

12/01/2014 
Numerical Sparse Linear Algebra 
Eijkhout
Conjugate Gradients without the Agonizing Pain by Jonathan Skewchuk

sparse slides
Direct and Iterative methods
PETSc tutorial

12/03/2014 
Review for Final 

Test 1 Answers
Additional Practice Problems (PDF)
(Word version)

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