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Parallel Programming Special Interest Group

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Overview

Parallel Programming Special Interest Group was founded in September, 2011 at BITS-Pilani, Pilani campus. Its basic goal is to spread awareness about different parallel computing technologies, provide technical support and serve as a common umbrella for all parallel programming enthusiasts of the campus. It has conducted many technical sessions on “NVIDIA’s Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA)” and “Message Passing Interface (MPI)”. It also has showcased multiple student projects during technical festival of institute, APOGEE.

 

 

Sessions Conducted

  • Parallel Programming using CUDA
  • Parallel Programming using MPI
    • Introductory Lecture : I semester, 2013-14 (in collaboration with CSA)
  • Parallel Programming using OpenMP and MPI
    • Lecture Series : I semester, 2014-15 (by Shruti Gupta and Shubham Agarwal)

 Projects Showcased

  • APOGEE 2012
    • “GPU Accelerated Weather Forecasting using Neural Network”, Abhishek Jhanwar, Anushree Prakash B. & Saiyedul Islam
  • APOGEE 2013
    • “Modeling Epidemic Spread in Social Networks using CUDA”, Ashwini Pokle, Shruti Gupta, Neena Teresa & Saiyedul Islam
    • “Parallel Biological Sequence Alignment using CUDA”, Shreya Inamdar, Romal Thoppilan, Siddharth Bhatia, Aditya Pande, Mansi Gupta & Saiyedul Islam

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