Tiffany Sandstrum
School of Systems Biology
George Mason University
MS 5B3, 10900 University Blvd.
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone (703)993-8449, Fax (703)993-8976
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From: Saleet Jafri <[log in to unmask]>
Date: January 4, 2012 7:04:29 AM EST
To: Michael Summers <[log in to unmask]>, Tiffany Sandstrum <[log in to unmask]>, Huzefa Rangwala <[log in to unmask]>, Joseph J Pancrazio <[log in to unmask]>, Avrama Blackwell <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Course Announcement

BINF 739.002/CSI 739.001 - CUDA Enabled Scientific Programming

Mondays 4:30-7:10
Room 327 Occoquan Building
Prince WIlliam Campus

Graphics processing cards (GPUs) have been developed to perform numerical calculations extremely rapidly. The ability to capture this computing power has been facilitated by the creation of the CUDA programming language and its variants.   The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the GPUs architecture and CUDA language so that they can apply this technology to solve their high performance computing needs.  Students will be provide access to computers equipped with state-of-the-art high-end CUDA enable GPUs.

A synchronous distance learning option where student can participate in class over the interned can be made available if there is sufficient interest.