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Department of Information Technology
UPMARC, the Uppsala Programming for Multicore Architectures Research Center

UPMARC Workshop on Task-Based Parallel Programming, September 28, 2012


Licentiate thesis seminar

10.15-11.30 (Slides) Martin Tillenius: Leveraging Multicore Processors for Scientific Computing.
Location ITC 2446.

Discussion leader: Dr. Samuel Thibault, Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique (LaBRI), Inria Bordeaux -- Sud-Ouest, France.

The discussion is open to the public and will be held in English.

Lunch 11.30-13.00 (participants on their own)

Afternoon programme

Location: ITC 2446

13.00-13.05 Welcome

13.05-13.35 (Slides) StarPU: Exploiting heterogeneous, accelerator-based multicore clusters, Samuel Thibault, Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique (LaBRI), Inria Bordeaux -- Sud-Ouest, France.

13.40-14.00 (Slides) SuperGlue and DuctTEiP: Using data versioning for dependency-aware task-based parallelization, Elisabeth Larsson, UPMARC.

14.05-14.35 (Slides) The Swan Approach to Task Dataflow-Style Execution, Hans Vandierendonck, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

14.40-15.00 (Slides) Understanding shared resource sensitivity and predicting its impact on performance and bandwidth, David Black-Schaffer, UPMARC.

15.00-15.30 Coffee break

15.30-16.00 (Slides) FastFlow: high-level programming patterns with non-blocking lock-free run-time support, Marco Aldinucci, Computer Science Dept., University of Torino, Italy

16.05-16.25 Energy efficiency of decoupled access/execute, Konstantinos Koukos, UPMARC.

16.30- Discussions

18.00- Conference dinner

List of participants

Name Affiliation
Marco Aldinucci University of Torino, Italy
Staffan Alveteg KTH/SICS
Kevin Azzam Computer Systems/IT, Uppsala University
Pavol Bauer UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Jens Berg Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University
David Black-Schaffer UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Johannes Borgström UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Marcus Holm UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Bengt Jonsson UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
David Klaftenegger UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Konstantinos Koukos UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Malin Källén Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University
Elisabeth Larsson UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Dimitar Lukarski UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Markus Nordén Ericsson AB
Jarmo Rantakokko Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University
Emmanuel Rubensson Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University
Elias Rudberg Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University
Philipp Rümmer Computer Systems/IT, Uppsala University
Samuel Thibault Inria Bordeaux -- Sud-Ouest, France
Michael Thuné Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala University
Martin Tillenius UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Hans Vandierendonck Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Kjell Winblad UPMARC/IT, Uppsala University
Afshin Zafari Scientific Computing/IT, Uppsala University


To register, please send an email to with subject TaskPar12 no later than September 18, including the following information:

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • If you will participate in the dinner. (Note that if you say yes, you have to let us know if you change your mind.)
  • If you have special dietary constraints

Updated  2012-10-15 13:18:59 by Elisabeth Larsson.