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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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, a free, open-source, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing.

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

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