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Course 2013-CUDA(1) at HLRS, Stuttgart

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Course CUDA(1)
Location Großer Seminarraum (big seminar-room), HLRS (Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart), Universität Stuttgart, Allmandring 30, D-70569 Stuttgart
Date 2013, Wednesday, April 24, 12:30 - Friday, April 26, 16:00
Content GPU Programming using CUDA
Abstract The course provides an introduction to the programming language CUDA which is used to write fast numeric algorithms for NVIDIA graphics processors (GPUs). Focus is on the basic usage of the language, the exploitation of the most important features of the device (massive parallel computation, shared memory, texture memory) and efficient usage of the hardware to maximize performance. An overview of the available development tools and the advanced features of the language is given. This course provides scientific training in Computational Science, and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves.
Agenda 1st day: 12:30-13:00 local registration, 13:00 - 18:00 course
2nd day: 9:00 - 18:00 course
3rd day: 9:00 - 16:00 course
Language English
Teacher Amer Wafai and Thomas Baumann from HLRS
Registration Registration is closed (because the course is full).
The next available course is CUDA course, Nov. 6-8, 2013.
Deadline for registration is April 7, 2013 (extended deadline)
Fee Students without Diploma/Master: 30 EUR
Students with Diploma/Master (PhD students) at German universities: 60 EUR
Members of German universities and public research institutes: 60 EUR
Members of universities and public research institutes within Europe or PRACE: 60 EUR
Members of other universities and public research institutes: 120 EUR
Others: 400 EUR
(includes food and drink at coffee breaks, will be collected on the first day of the course, cash only)
Prerequisites Programming experience in C, some knowledge about parallel programming
PRACE PATC HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in Feb. 2012. The mandate for the PATCs is as follows:
"The PRACE Advanced Training Centres will serve as European hubs of advanced, world-class training for researchers working in the computational sciences." (see D3.2.3)
This course is not part of the PATC curriculum and is not sponsored by the PATC program.
Links Additional information can be found, e.g., at
CUDA (wiki)
See HLRS address and travel-info. The next public transport stations are: "Universität, Stuttgart" (S-Bahn station, 15 min on foot) and "Lauchhau, Stuttgart" (Bus station, 4 min on foot to HLRS, bus lines 84, 92, 746, 747, 748, but not 82! from S-Bahn station "Universität, Stuttgart" and bus line 81 from S-Bahn station "Stuttgart-Vaihingen").
Accomodation: see HLRS HLRS accomodation-info and additional hotel list. Private Bed&Breakfast is also available (might be cheaper than the hotels), e.g., A DJH youth hostel is also available.
Further links: Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or
Local Organizer Gabi Kallenberger phone 0711 685 65828,
Rolf Rabenseifner phone 0711 685 65530,
Cancelation policy If you cannot come to the course, please send an email to the organizer as soon as possible. This would allow us to accept additional participants from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.
NO-SHOW: Registered persons that do not cancel and do not show up without any reasons are blocked for the next year on any of our workshops (because it is too expensive to produce unused copies of the slides for them).
Limit maximum of 40 participants in Stuttgart (according to the seats in the rooms).
Handouts Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides.

Organizer of the HLRS courses:

Gabi Kallenberger and Rolf Rabenseifner
Phone: 0711 685 -65828 and -65530
E-mail: kallenberger / rabenseifner (at)

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