[Haifux] YOM HA'SHOA ?? [HAIFUX Lecture] OpenCL Overview - Ofer Rosenberg

Nir Abulaffio anir at research.haifa.ac.il
Sun Apr 19 23:15:21 MSD 2009

Tomorrow evening is YOM HA'SHOAH at the exact time when the main ceremony
is, and usually, there are no lectures.
any consideration ? (we could postpone to next week).

On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Orr Dunkelman wrote:

> Tomorrow, April 20th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear Ofer
Rosenberg's talk about

  OpenCL Overview


OpenCL is the first Cross-Architecture, Cross-OS, open standard for
parallel computing on heterogeneous systems. It targets GPU's, CPU's,
and other processing devices (like DSP's and Accelerators), providing
a uniform programming model of the system. OpenCL is designed to
support a wide range of usages, from GPGPU GFX usages (like Physics)
to High Performance Computing. This introduction will present OpenCL
Programming Model (platform, memory, compilation, etc.) & the OpenCL C
Language (an extension of ANSI C).


We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:

Attendance is free, and you are all invited!


Future lectures:

4/5/09 gdb in Greater Depth : Guy Keren
18/5/09 Compiling Effectively for Cell with GCC: Revital Eres
 1/6/09How Time Flies: Jiffies, Hi-Res Timers and the Tickless
Kernel: Gilad Ben-Yossef
15/6/09 Arduino - Open Source Hardware and a Viewport to Micro
Manufacturing: Amy Chayun
29/6/09 KSM and the art of memory mangement: Izik Eidus


We are always interested in hearing your talks and ideas. If you wish to
give a talk, hold a discussion, or just plan some event haifux might be
interested in, please contact us at webmaster at haifux.org

Orr Dunkelman,
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