Parallel Programming I

Course description Parallel Programming I
Year: 2018-2019
Catalog number: 4343PARPR
  • Prof.dr. H.A.G. Wijshoff
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6.0
Level: 500
Period: Semester 1
Hours of study: 26:00 hrs
  • Yes Elective choice
  • Yes Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Please note that this course description is preliminary. The final course description will be released in June 2018.

Admission requirements

Bachelor Computer Science.


The course consists out of 4 parts: Introduction to Parallel Programming and Parallel Architectures, Parallel Algorithms (Principles of Parallel Algorithm Design, Numerical Algorithms, Graph Algorithms, and Sorting Algorithms), Existing Parallel Programming Paradigms, and New Parallel Programming Paradigms.

Course objectives



The most recent timetable can be found on the students' website.

Mode of instruction

  • Lectures

Assessment method

  • Open book exam
  • Programming assignments

Reading list

Not applicable.


You have to sign up for classes and examinations (including resits) in uSis. Check this link for more information and activity codes.

Contact information

Lecturer: prof.dr. Harry Wijshoff
Website: Parallel Programming I