Parallel Computing

Computer-generated image of colorful, twisted bands.

Folding of deca-alanine molecule simulated at various temperatures in parallel. (Image courtesy Zachary Ulissi.)


MIT Course Number

18.337J / 6.338J

As Taught In

Fall 2011



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Course Description

This is an advanced interdisciplinary introduction to applied parallel computing on modern supercomputers. It has a hands-on emphasis on understanding the realities and myths of what is possible on the world's fastest machines. We will make prominent use of the Julia Language software project.

Archived Versions

Edelman, Alan. 18.337J Parallel Computing, Fall 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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