Patterns for programming in parallel, pedagogically

Jadud, Matthew C. and Simpson, Jonathan and Jacobsen, Christian L. (2008) Patterns for programming in parallel, pedagogically. In: SIGCSE '08: Proceedings of the 39th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Pipeline, Delta, and Black-Hole are three simple patterns used in concurrent software design. We recently presented these and other patterns for parallelism at a nine-hour workshop for professional embedded systems developers. By grounding these patterns in the context of robotic control on the LEGO Mindstorms, we provided an engaging and enjoyable educational experience for our students, and reaffirmed that small, powerful languages have a place in education for beginners and experts alike.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 12:12
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2010 12:12
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