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Parallel Magic


Place, Dates & Organisers Other Highlights
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Dates: 9 June 2013 to 18 June 2013
Season: summer13
Organised by: BEST Group Stockholm
University: Royal Institute of Technology
Type: BEST Course on Technology
Fee: 40.0 euro. Convert to

Depending on the country of your university, the amount of fee can be lower. [Read more]

Application until: 18 Mar 2013 at 23:00 CET
Application deadline has passed.
Academic Highlights
Participation requirements: Prior knowledge required (Basic knowledge of Java, C, Python or Go aswell as an interest in learning parallel programming.)
Academic complexity: Basic [Read more]
Working time: 24 hours (estimated)

General description

Do you want to experience FAKE MAGIC?

- Abrakadabra: Your professor will be a part-time magician!

Do you want to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Europe?

- Alakazam: You'll stay in incredible Stockholm, the Venice of the north!

Do you want to make your computer doing two things at a time?

- Lumos: Discover parallel programming!

Do you want to learn one of the most innovative programming languages of the moment?

- Alhomora: Go for "Go", the programming language of Google!

Do you want to work hard and party harder in parallel?

- Imperio: Welcome to the essence of both BEST and swedish culture!

Do you want to experience TRUE MAGIC?

- Simsalabim: Come to Stockholm and have the BEST 9 days of your life!

We'll show you the beauty and open-mindedness of Sweden, how to "fika" together,

how to get a stack overflow of fun and a mutual exclusion from boredom!

Academic information

  • Fields of activity: Computational Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics
  • Content and topics: Go, concurrency, synchronization, deadlocks and parallelism.
  • Learning goals and objectives: Main aspects of parallel programming and concurrency using the language Go.
  • Examination type: Continuous examination through small tasks.
  • Number of ECTS credits issued: Not known yet [Read more]

Information for applicants

  • Selection criteria for participants: Motivation letters and answers to the questions. Interest of parallel programming.

Practical arrangements

All of these are covered by the event fee.

  • Lodging during the event: Student dormitories.
  • Food during the event: Three meals each day out of which at least one will be hot.
  • Transportation during the event: Public transport.

More information

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