The Introduction to High Performance Computing course, will be given by ICHEC (Irish Centre for High End Computing) over a four day period (9.30am -5.30pm) on the 5th, 6th  and 26th, 27th of June 2018 in B0.03, on the ground floor of the Computer Science Building, beside Science North
The following topics are covered;
Day 1 - Introduction to High Performance Computing
Day 2 - Introduction to OpenMP
Day 3 - Introduction to MPI (Part 1)
Day 4 - Introduction to MPI (Part 2)
Certain participants registered on a PhD or research-based Masters program
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the option of receiving 5 ECTS credits upon attendance of all 4 days and successful completion of assignments. You should check with your supervisor or programme director to see if this option is available for your course. ICHEC have stated that knowledge/familiarity of either C or Fortran is a prerequisite for this course. The module code for the course is ACM40640 High Performance Computing and is worth 5 ECTS credits. You should also have a laptop and access to the Eduroam wireless network.While ICHEC will provide demo accounts specifically for the course, as a UCD student you are also able to apply for your own account with ICHEC via this webform should you wish to do so.

The module will be delivered over 4 days. These are  face-to­-face sessions consisting of presentations and hands­-on   exercises. Unfortunately it is not possible to attend these sessions remotely, as the hands-­on exercises comprise about  50% of the sessions and would ideally involve face­-to­-face interaction. The assignments are set and marked by the ICHEC lecturers. The course is limited to 20 participants and is available at no charge. To apply please supply the following details to 


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