CSinParallel Summer 2020 Virtual Workshop

Program

Wednesday, July 8

8:45am MDT -Welcome and introductions - [Dick]

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Welcome; introduction of CSinParallel team members

Participation using our videoconferencing technology

  • (Please use the chat feature to share your name and affiliation with everyone in this session)


9:00am-11:30am MDT -Session 1: OpenMP on Raspberry Pi [Suzanne]

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Interactive document - Raspberry Pi Handout

9:00-10:00 - Getting started; Patternlets

To ask questions during this activity:
  1. First, (re)join the main room
  2. If directed, join one of these separate rooms:
    Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6

10:00-10:30 - (Break)

10:30-11:30 - Exemplars: Integration, Drug Design

To ask questions during this activity:

  1. First, (re)join the main room
  2. If directed, join one of these separate rooms:
    Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6

11:30am-1:00pm MDT - (Lunch break)


1:00pm-2:00pm MDT - Session 2: PDC resources "show and tell" [Dick, moderator]

Session link

Video - Fantastic PDC Resources and Where to Find Them

Doc containing links to TSGL Video clips

2:00pm-2:30pm MDT - (Break)



2:30pm-3:30pm MDT - Session 3: BOF - Strategies for teaching PDC remotely [Joel, moderator]

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3:30pm-4:30pm MDT - (Optional social session) - Session link

Thursday, July 9

8:45am MDT - Welcome - Session link


9:00am-11:30am MDT - Session 4: MPI and distributed/cluster computing [Libby]

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9:00-10:00 - Getting started; Patternlets

Use this Google colab in your Chrome browser to try some basic distributed programming examples. Note that you should be logged into a Google account to use this Google colab, as it makes a copy of the notebook and accesses images on a Google Drive.

To ask questions during this activity:

  1. First, (re)join the main room
  2. If directed, join one of these separate rooms:
    Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6

10:00-10:30 - (Break)

10:30-11:30 - Exemplars: Forest Fire Simulation, Drug Design

We have 2 options for trying the forest fire simulation:

  1. A cluster configured on chameleoncloud.org (here is a whitepaper describing this resource).
  2. A multicore server at St. Olaf College.
The drug design example is only available on option 2.

1. Resources for using a jupyter notebook to run the forest fire simulation on Chameleon

URL: https://chi-dyn-192-5-87-59.uc.chameleoncloud.org/
Usernames and password: Please see separate email

2. Resources for using a linux server at St. Olaf called virtual20.cs.stolaf.edu

Starting a connection using VNC viewer: VNC_connect.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 433kB Jul7 20)

Click here, opening in a new tab, to get to the Chrome VNC viewer page

Usernames and password: Please see separate email

After connecting, using linux GUI interface: VNC_viewer_steps_stolaf.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 345kB Jul7 20)

General Instructions for these examples: General_README.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 43kB Jul7 20)

Specific step-by-step instructions for working through the fire simulation: Fire_README.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 506kB Jul7 20)

Specific step-by-step instructions for working through the drug design example: Drug_Design_README.pdf (Acrobat (PDF) 94kB Jul7 20)

To ask questions during this activity:

  1. First, (re)join the main room
  2. If directed, join one of these separate rooms:
    Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6

11:30am-1:00pm MDT - (Lunch break)


1:00pm-2:30pm MDT - Session 5: Microcluster Showcase [Suzanne, moderator]
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1:00-1:30 - Presentations

James Wolfer, Indiana University South Bend - video presentation

Libby Shoop, Macalester College - video presentation

Bob Montante, Bloomsburg University - video presentation

Joel Adams, Calvin University - video presentation

1:30-2:00 - Live full-group Q&A with the panel of presenters

2:00-2:30 - Breakout rooms per presenter, for followup

James Wolfer Room 1
Libby Shoop Room 2
Bob Montante Room 3

Joel Adams Room 4

2:30pm-3:00pm MDT - (Break)


3:00pm-4:00pm MDT - Session 6: Teaching PDC in core undergraduate courses [Dick, moderator]

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PDC curriculum video - Suzanne - Is Rapid Integration of PDC Possible?

Lightning presentations

Dick - Raspberry Pi kits as a Systems platform

Suzanne - Dive into Systems (online text)

Joel - TSGL visualizations in Data Structures

Libby - PDC in the Systems course

Discussion - What works? What doesn't work?


4:00pm-5:00pm MDT - (Optional social session) - Session link

Friday, July 10

8:45am MDT - Welcome - Session link

9:00am-10:15am MDT - Session 7: Presentations by alumni of prior workshops [Dick, moderator]

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Presentations with Q&A

Bob Montante, Bloomsburg University - video presentation

Nick Rosasco, Valparaiso University - video presentation

Marc Smith, Vassar College- video presentation

Sheikh Ghafoor, Tennessee Tech - CEDR

10:15am-10:45am MDT - (break)


10:45am-noon MDT - Session 8: Curriculum workshop session [Dick, moderator]

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Question: What concrete steps would you take to add more PDC to your course(s) or your department's curriculum?

  1. Start formulating some potential plans foryour own institution
  2. Write room number(s) followed by a one-sentence summary of your start.

Topical work sessions (30 min) - half silent?


Room 1 - PDC in intro/multiple courses

Room 2 - What prerequisite courses before PDC?

Room 3 - Getting access to resources

Room 4 - (Overflow/Other)

Report out, discussion (30 min)

11:50am MDT - Wrap-up

Noon-1:00pm MDT - (Optional social session) - Session link

Resources