|Website:||website containing additional information|
|Period:||period 4 (week 17 through 26, i.e., 26-4-2021 through 2-7-2021; retake week 28)|
|Participants:||up till now 43 subscriptions|
|Schedule:||Official schedule representation can be found in MyTimetable|
|Contents:||WARNING: despite what it says above, this course actually will be scheduled for timeslot A!|
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Writing high-performance applications and increasing the performance of existing applications is a rewarding process, that typically yields improvements of 10x or more. In this course, a structured approach to program optimization is presented. The main factors that determine program performance are:
The focus will be on CPU code, but optimization using GPUs and GPU performance characteristics will be covered as well.
Important: the nature of this course requires that we use C++, and we will do so in a low-level way.
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|Literature:||Online materials and (electronic) readers.|
|Course form:||This course consists of lectures and workshops.|
|Exam form:||This course will be graded using three practical assignments and a written exam. The practical grade P and the exam grade T are combined as follows:|
final grade = (3P + T) / 4
where P is calculated as 0.2 * P1 + 0.3 * P2 + 0.5 * P3.
To pass the course, your final grade must be 5.5 or better, and your exam grade must be at least 4.0 (before rounding).
|Minimum effort to qualify for 2nd chance exam:||Om aan de aanvullende toets te mogen meedoen moet de oorspronkelijke uitslag minstens 4 zijn.|
|Description:||At the end of this course, the student