Syllabus of Anna University Coimbatore B.Tech IT Parallel Computing


This resource provides you the information about syllabus of B.Tech Parallel Computing in Anna University of Technology Coimbatore

University : Anna University of Technology Coimbatore
Discipline : Information Technology
Degree : Bachelor of Technology (IT)
Regular : Full time

Subject Title: Parallel Computing

UNIT I SCALABILITY AND CLUSTERING
Evolution of Computer Architecture – Dimensions of Scalability – Parallel
Computer Models – Basic Concepts Of Clustering – Scalable Design Principles –
Parallel Programming Overview – Processes, Tasks and Threads – Parallelism
Issues – Interaction / Communication Issues – Semantic Issues In Parallel
Programs.

UNIT II ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES
System Development Trends – Principles of Processor Design – Microprocessor
Architecture Families – Hierarchical Memory Technology – Cache Coherence
Protocols – Shared Memory Consistency – Distributed Cache Memory
Architecture – Latency Tolerance Techniques – Multithreaded Latency Hiding.

UNIT III SYSTEM INTERCONNECTS
Basics of Interconnection Networks – Network Topologies and Properties –
Buses, Crossbar and Multistage Switches, Software Multithreading –
Synchronization Mechanisms.

UNIT IV PARALLEL PROGRAMMING
Paradigms And Programmability – Parallel Programming Models – Shared
Memory Programming.

UNIT V MESSAGE PASSING PROGRAMMING
Message Passing Paradigm – Message Passing Interface – Parallel Virtual
Machine.

REFERENCES
1. Kai Hwang and Zhi.Wei Xu, "Scalable Parallel Computing", Tata McGraw-
Hill, New Delhi, 2003.
2. Michael J. Quinn, "Parallel Computing Theory and Practice", Second
Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi, 2003.
3. Ananth Grama, Anshul Gupta, George Karypis, Vipin Kumar, "
Introduction to Parallel Computing", Pearson, Education, New Delhi, 2009.
4. Kai Hwang, "Advanced Computer Architecture" Tata McGraw-Hill,
New Delhi, 2003.
5. David E. Culler & Jaswinder Pal Singh, "Parallel Computing Architecture: A
Hardware/Software Approach", Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1999.


Reference: www.annauniv.ac.in


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