INSTRUCTORS: Drs Wang Jian-Sheng (first part), Murali Damodaran (second part), and Alan Edelman (additional lectures)
REFERENCE BOOKS: ``Using MPI'', 2nd edition, W Gropp, E Lusk, A Skjellum, MIT press, 1999; ``Parallel Programming with MPI'', P S Pacheco, Morgan Kaufmann, 1997.
TAs: Nguyen Van Bo (email@example.com) and Dominic Denver John Chander
Lectures for the first part is at E4-04-07, Wed 10:00-11:30 and Friday 1:00-2:30, except that on 3rd week Friday it is morning 10:00-11:30. Venue for labs is Engineering Smart Classroom (E1A-04-02), Friday afternoon from 2:30. See detail schedule here.
lecture 1, Wed 1 July, survey of computer architecture and parallel programmings
lecture 2, Fri 3 July, introduction to MPI, MPI send and receive
lab 1 and help notes, 1:00-4:00 Fri 3 July, linux, serial programs
lecture 3, Wed 8 July, broadcast and reduce, and other collective communications
lecture 4, Fri 10 July, a master-slave example
lab 2 and help notes, 1:00-4:00 Fri 10 July, simple MPI, ping-ping
lecture 5, Wed 15 July, group data communication, communicators
lecture 6, Fri 17 July, Fox algorithm, topology
lab 3 and help notes,
1:00-4:00 Fri 17 July, matrix multiplication
Some sample MPI programs hello.c,
gfox.c. It is helpful to print them out
and bring to class. We'll discuss them in class in detail.
SMA course website is at http://web.sma.nus.edu.sg/sma5232/ See also http://www.cs.ucsd.edu/users/baden/Doc/mpi.html for more online resouces.