Glasgow Parallelism Group (GPG)

2013--2014 GPG Meetings and Seminars

Date Title Speaker
Autumn 2013
11 Sept. Room SAWB 303 Deploying Distributed Erlang Applications on the Cloud Mr Enrique Fernandez, Erlang Solutions, Stockholm
18 Sept. Room SAWB 422 Reliable Scalable Symbolic Computation (reports HeCTOR measurements using 32000 cores) Dr Patrick Maier, Heriot-Watt University
25 Sept. Room F121 Compiling Vector Pascal onto Xeon Phi and other Architectures Dr Paul Cockshott, Glasgow University
2 Oct. Room F121 Parallel Branch and Bound Mr Ciaran McCreesh, Glasgow University
9 Oct. Room SAWB 422 Energy-Aware Parallel Programming Prof. Dr Gudula Runger, Chemnitz University of Technology
16 Oct. Room F121 3pm ParaForming: Forming Parallel Functional Programs using Advanced Refactoring Techniques Prof. Kevin Hammond, University of St Andrews
23 Oct. Room F121 Work in Progress... Dr John O'Donnell, Glasgow University
30 Oct. Edinburgh Informatics SPLS
6 Nov. Room F121 Type-Directed Data-Layout Transformations for Improved Vectorisation Prof. Sven-Bodo Scholz, Heriot-Watt University
13 Nov. Room F121 GPG Planning Session Prof Phil Trinder, Glasgow University
20 Nov. Room F121 Exploiting Parallelism through Type Transformations for Hybrid Manycore Systems Dr Wim Vanderbauwhede, Glasgow University
27 Nov. Room F121 Fusing GPU kernels within a novel single-source C++ API Dr Paul Keir, Codeplay
Winter 2013--2014
4 Dec. Room SAWB 423 Challenges in the CloPeMa Robot Project Dr Paul Cockshott, Dr Paul Siebert, Glasgow University
11 Dec. Room SAWB 422 Agenda:
13:00 - 14:00 Lightning Session
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch/Chat
15:00 - 16:00 Lightning Session
16:00 - 16:15 Coffee
16:15 - 17:00 (ENDS) Distributed Systems Seminar
Heriot-Watt & Glasgow Parallelism Session
(Photos from the event)
8 Jan. Room F121 LuvvieScript Mr Gordon Guthrie, LuvvieScript, Scotland
15 Jan. Room F121 Predicting the Statistical Behaviour of Multicore Applications Dr Kenneth MacKenzie, Glasgow University
22 Jan. Room F121 -
29 Jan. Room F121 Smart, Adaptive Mapping of Parallelism in the Presence of External Workload Prof. Michael O'Boyle, Edinburgh University
5 Feb. Room F121 Parallelising the Computational Algebra System GAP Dr Alexander Konovalov, University of St Andrews
12 Feb. Room F121 Compiler Optimisations: from Splendid Isolation to the Hive Mind Dr Jeremy Singer, Glasgow University
19 Feb. Room F121 Pattern-based Autotuning of Parallel Programs Dr Murray Cole, Edinburgh University
26 Feb. University of Dundee SPLS
Spring 2014
5 Mar. Room F121 -
12 Mar. Room F121 Bridging the Divide: A New Tool-Supported Methodology for Programming Heterogeneous Multicore Machines Dr Vladimir Janjic, University of St Andrews
19 Mar. Room F121 Experience and Open Questions with Xeon Phi Ms Susanne Oehler and Dr Paul Cockshott, Glasgow University
26 Mar. Room F121 Profiling-Based Characterisation of Glasgow Parallel Haskell Applications Mr Evgenij Belikov, Heriot-Watt University
23 Apr. Room F121 CUDA vs. OpenCL Mr Paul Harvey, Glasgow University
30 Apr. Room F121 Auto-tuned Programming Patterns and the Programmability Gap Dr Christian Fensch, Heriot-Watt University
7 May Room F121 On the Capability and Achievable Performance of FPGAs for HPC Applications Dr Wim Vanderbauwhede, Glasgow University
14 May Room F121 A Faster ESFA Implementation: some useful work and a bit of outrage Dr Cordelia Hall and Dr John O'Donnell, Glasgow University
21 May Room F121 Propositions as Sessions Prof Philip Wadler, Edinburgh University
28 May Room SAWB 203 The Design of the AJITPar Parallel Coordination Language Dr Patrick Maier, Glasgow University
4 June Room SAWB 423 A Future of Parallel Programming Languages Dr Hans-Wolfgang Loidl, Heriot-Watt University
18 June Room SAWB 423 SPLS