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Parallel Programming Talk #43 – Parallel Patterns with Dr. Ralph E. Johnson

by on Aug.26, 2009, under Storage

Parallel Programming Talk #43 – Parallel Patterns with Dr. Ralph E. Johnson

Today on the show we talking with Ralph E. Johnson, a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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But First the News

Intel Threading Building Blocks 2.2 Released August 4.

New features include:

  • Improved performance
  • New in scalable memory allocator
  • Improvements in task scheduler
  • New and improved parallel algorithms

Intel visual computing showed a few demos last week. One of the one&aposs that I though most interesting was the Horsepower – Visual Threading Demo – based on Smoke Tech Demo

Upcoming events to keep in mind

Send in your Questions and Ideas to ParallelProgrammingTalk@Intel.com. The next Listener Question Show on September 1st

Today&aposs Guest Dr. Ralph E. Johnson, Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a co-author of the influential computer science textbook Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software with Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, and John M. Vlissides Ralph was an early pioneer in the Smalltalk community and is a continued supporter of the language. He has held several executive roles at the ACM Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications conference OOPSLA, which he attends every year. He initiated the popular OOPSLA Design Fest workshop. Referenced in the show were Tim Mattson&aposs book Patterns for Parallel Programming co authored by Beverly A. Sanders, Berna L. Massingill. Visit the University of Illinois web site to see Ralph&aposs video Introduction to Parallel Programming Patterns and other presentation from the UPCRC Illinois Summer School program.

Coming up on Parallel Programming Talk

  • Aug 25th – Prof. Jack Dongarra – Innovative Computing Laboratory
  • Sept 1st – Listener Question Show Send your questions or ideas to ParallelProgrammingTalk@intel.com

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