Mangalore: State Level Workshop On Parellel Programming
Posted On: 26/09/2010 12:02 GMT
 
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Mangalore: The Department of Computer Science and Information Science & Engineering organized a State Level workshop on “PARALLEL PROGRAMMING” for the faculty members of various Engineering Colleges of VTU on 17th September 2010 at Sahyadri Campus. The main purpose of organizing this workshop is to give a platform for the faculty members of various institutes’ to exchange and update their knowledge in the area of “PARALLEL PROGRAMMING”. With the invention of multi-core computer architectures to achieve higher computation speedup we require to write the programs which can do parallel processing. This type of programs can be used for high performance computing which is very much required in most of the present day available applications.  

The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Vice-Principal, Professor & Head Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte.  Addressing the audience, he said that to extract the full computing power of multi core processor technology we require to use parallel programming. Dr. D. L. Prabhakara, the Principal & Director of the institute presided over the function and briefed about the infrastructure available in the Campus, the activities being organized in the Campus etc. He has also appreciated the department for organizing such an event.  Dr. Nagesh H. R., Prof. & Head, Dept. of CSE/ISE & Convener of the workshop introduced the Chief Guest and welcomed the gathering. Ms. Mehanaz Begum., Lecturer Dept. of  CSE , proposed the vote of thanks.  Ms. Sandhya Baliga, Lecturer Dept. of  CSE  compeered the programme.


A total of 35 faculty members from various engineering colleges were participated in the workshop. After the inaugural function Prof. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar delivered his keynote address. Followed by this Ms. Saritha, Lecturer Dept. of ISE of the institute handled a session on Pthreads. Mr. Prabhakara B.K. Asst. Prof. Dept. of CSE the institute handled a session on OpenMP. The workshop also had a very interactive lab sessions on parallel programming and other related experiments.

During the valedictory function Mr. Jaganath Chowta, Trustee , Bhandary Foundation and  Mr. Devadas Hegde, Trustee, Bhandary Foundation were the chief guests. Ms. Ancilla J Pinto, Lecturer Dept. of  ISE welcomed the gathering. Dr. Nagesh H. R., Prof. & Head, Dept. of CSE/ISE & Convener of the workshop proposed the vote of thanks. Ms. Prathibha Bhat, Lecturer Dept. of  ISE  compeered the programme.

The Chief Guest Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Vice-Principal, Professor & Head Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte.inaugurating the event.

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