NSF/TFCC Teaching Cluster Computing Workshop MaterialOnline!

Rajkumar Buyya rajkumar at csse.monash.edu.au
Sat Sep 1 04:03:05 PDT 2001

Dear All,

Professor Barry Wilkinson (TFCC Education Coordinator) has successfully 
concluded 3 day intensive workshop, funded by the "National Science Foundation" 
and sponsored by the IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing, provided educators 
with materials and formal instruction to enable them to teach cluster computing 
at the undergraduate and graduate level. Participants received formal lectures 
and guided hands-on experience using a dedicated cluster of computers. 

The workshop lasted three days and took place in the Department of Computer Science 
at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 

There were no fees for this workshop. Accommodation and meals were provided at 
the Hilton Hotel, University Place, Charlotte, at no charge to the participants.

The Full course presentation material is now available online from:

Along with presentation material, participants have received free copies of
following books (courtesy: NSF and Prentice Hall):
* Parallel Programming Techniques and Applications Using Networked Workstations 
  and Parallel Computers, Barry Wilkinson and Michael Allen, Prentice Hall, 1999.

* High Performance Cluster Computing, Rajkumar Buyya (ed.), Prentice Hall, 1999. 
  Vol.1: Architectures and Systems: http://www.phptr.com/ptrbooks/ptr_0130137847.html 
  vol.2: Programming and Applications: http://www.phptr.com/ptrbooks/ptr_0130137855.html  

For other information on IEEE TFCC activities, browse:

For TFCC Membership Info see:

Please note that the TFCC membership is FREE and is Open to all irrespective of 
whether your are IEEE/Computer Society member or not.

Best regards,

Rajkumar Buyya
School of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Monash University, C5.41, Caulfield Campus
Melbourne, VIC 3145, Australia
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