6.816 Multicore Programming

Class Info

Introduces principles and core techniques for programming multicore machines. Topics include locking, scalability, concurrent data structures, multiprocessor scheduling, load balancing, and state-of-the-art synchronization techniques, such as transactional memory. Includes sequence of programming assignments on a large multicore machine, culminating with the design of a highly concurrent application. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 6.006 as a prerequisite.

6.816 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Shavit.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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