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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. ParaPLoP 2011 also offers an opportunity for authors to participate in developing OPL - Our Pattern Language. The Universal Parallel Computing Research Centers at Illinois and Berkeley have been collaborating to develop OPL, a pattern language for parallel...

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. Upon...


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  • A spider.
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