Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Parallel and Distributed System Programming BSM 626 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AHMET ÖZMEN
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Course Objective Demand to high performance systems are ever increasing. Parallel computing is the best way of achieving high performance computing. Hence, the goal of this course is to teach paralel computing methods.
Course Content Classification of paralel systems and properties of this systems. Application development for both shared memory system by using GPGPU and distributed paralel systems by using MPI. Performance analysisi of paralel systems.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Develops application for shared memory systems. Group Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
3 Develops application for distributed parallel systems Group Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Classification of paralel architectures.
2 Performance measurement.
3 Multi-processor systems and internetworking.
4 Multi-computer systems and internetworking.
5 Parallel programming models.
6 Parallel programming on multi processor systems (shared memory systems)
7 Synchronization between processes.
8 GPGPU applications.
9 Laboratory experiment.
10 Parallel programming on multi-computer systems.
11 Introduction to MPI and PVM.
12 Parallel computing and load distribution.
13 Performance analysis of paralel systems
14 Laboratory experiment.
Course Notes Computer Architecture, Single and Parallel Systems, M. Zargham, Prentice Hall.
Course Resources 1. 1 Parallel Computing, Theory and practice, M.J.Quinn, McGraw Hill.
2. Parallel programming wiyh MPI, P.S. Pacheco.Morgan Kaufmann.
3. GPU Gems 1&2, Nvidia.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments X
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications X
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6