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2011-03-25 15:13:00

URBANA, Ill., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Programmers with little or no exposure to parallelism have an opportunity to learn about multicore programming at the UPCRC Illinois Summer School to be held July 25-29, 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The week-long, intensive workshop will provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of multicore programming, offer hands-on experience with the use of multicore languages and libraries, and introduce emerging...

2011-03-25 15:08:00

URBANA, Ill., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parallel programming enthusiasts are invited to submit papers for ParaPLoP 2011, a PLoP-style workshop on parallel programming patterns to be held May 10-12 in Carefree, Arizona.

2009-04-15 12:44:00

URBANA, Ill., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Programmers with little or no exposure to parallelism have an opportunity to learn about multicore programming at the UPCRC Illinois Summer School to be held June 22-26, 2009 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Coursework will provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of multicore programming, offer hands-on experience with the use of multicore languages and libraries, and introduce emerging research topics.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.