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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.

2010-12-16 14:41:06

The rapid advances in information technology that drive many sectors of the U.S. economy could stall unless the nation aggressively pursues fundamental research and development of parallel computing -- hardware and software that enable multiple computing activities to process simultaneously.

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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.