Parallel Computing: Theory and Practice (15-897)

Instructor: Umut Acar (Office hours: by appointment)

TA: Stefan Muller (Office hours: TBD)

Communications: Piazza

Meeting times: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-2:50pm.

Course location: GHC 4201

Books: We will use material from the following two books

Course Schedule


There will be several assignments, one midterm exam, and one final. Participation in class accounts for 25% of your grade. Participation includes actual participation in class + discussions on piazza + feedback on the TAPP notes (submitted via github). For example, if you participate less in class, you can make up for that by submitting feedback on the book.