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We're considering having a Parallelism and Concurrency BoF, for experts and novices alike. It'll most likely be quite informal, with a chance for professionals, enthusiasts and newbies to network and discuss current technologies and application.
  
== Description ==
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== When ==
  
For Players, developers, modders, and those who are curious about [https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/ Kerbal Space Program]. General space nerdery is encouraged!
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Thursday evening, before the speaker's dinner. Depending on numbers the BoF may retire for a dinner and/or drink at another venue afterwards.
  
== Organiser ==
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== Where ==
  
This is an open organisation event! While [[User:Paul.j.fenwick@gmail.com|pjf]] created the page, you are encouraged to '''be bold''' and expand on activities, events, resources, and anything else you feel needs doing!
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D2.193
  
== Scheduled Events ==
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== What ==
  
* 17:20 – 18:00(ish) Wednesday - D2.193 - The Kerbal BoF!
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Parallelism and Concurrency!
  
== Unscheduled Events ==
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Potential topics are:
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:Automatic parallelisation / Parallelisation in Declarative Languages
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::[http://www.mercurylang.org/documentation/papers.html#pbone_phd_thesis Paul's Thesis]
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::[http://www.mercurylang.org Mercury Programming Language]
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::[http://www.plasmalang.org Plasma Programming Language] (WIP)
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:[http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/xeon/xeon-phi-detail.html Xeon Phi]
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:OpenMP
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:GPGPU
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:Software defined radio (SDR)
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:Concurrency
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:Async IO
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:Map/Reduce
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:Cloud vs HPC
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:Async IO
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:Thread safety, critical sections, mutexes etc.
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:Python parallelism and concurrency
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:[http://latproc.github.io/clockwork/# Clockwork] - State based Language with full Concurrency
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:RCU - What is it?
  
* I'm currently trying to enhance the [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/60281-hardware-plugin-arduino-based-physical-display-serial-port-io-tutorial-06-jun/ KSPSerialIO] plugin to send enough data to display prograde/radial/normal/target etc icons on an external navball. Keen to talk a little about how frames of reference work in KSP, and what I've learnt and what hasn't worked trying to get this done. Also write more C# code. - [[User:Peter@hardy.dropbear.id.au|Peter Hardy]]
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Feel free to add more!
* I brought my KSP control panel to LCA! Bringing it on campus on Monday afternoon for the open hardware miniconf, and can't really manage to do it again on Wednesday. But I'd love to run it for folk interested to try it out back at the Waurn Ponds residence on <strike>Wednesday evening</strike> some non-penguin-dinner evening. - [[User:Peter@hardy.dropbear.id.au|Peter Hardy]]
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== Attendees ==
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== Who is organizing this ==
  
* [[User:Paul.j.fenwick@gmail.com|Paul Fenwick]] - Founder of the Comprehensive Kerbal Archive Network, co-author of The Kerbal Book
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Paul Bone
* [[User:Peter@hardy.dropbear.id.au|Peter Hardy]] - Occasional plugin contributor, builds Kerbalish hardware.
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paul at bone dot id dot au
* [[User:Charcol.1900@gmail.com|Charelle Collett]]
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Boney on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
* [[User:john@johndalton.info|John Dalton]]
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* Paris Buttfield-Addison - Co-author, The Kerbal Book
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* Jon Manning - Co-author, The Kerbal Book
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* Stephen Edmonds - really interested, but knows that time needs to be spent on other things :(
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* [[User:jessica@itgrrl.com|Jessica Smith]] - space nerd, KSP n00b
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* Paul Bone (KSP is a major reason why I don't get anything done)
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* [[User:Dan.p.burke@gmail.com|Daniel Burke]] - working on spherical projection... anyone good on their graphics techniques?
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* [[User:Sbragg@deakin.edu.au|Scott Bragg]]
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  faulteh_ on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
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== Persons Interested in Attending ==
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* [[User:Mike.lake@uts.edu.au|Mike Lake]]
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* [https://twitter.com Cera Davies]
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* [[User:Dan.p.burke@gmail.com|Daniel Burke]] - count me in on the GPGPU. I know a bit about OpenCL and abusing OpenGL for general computing.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:36, 3 February 2016

We're considering having a Parallelism and Concurrency BoF, for experts and novices alike. It'll most likely be quite informal, with a chance for professionals, enthusiasts and newbies to network and discuss current technologies and application.

When

Thursday evening, before the speaker's dinner. Depending on numbers the BoF may retire for a dinner and/or drink at another venue afterwards.

Where

D2.193

What

Parallelism and Concurrency!

Potential topics are:

Automatic parallelisation / Parallelisation in Declarative Languages
Paul's Thesis
Mercury Programming Language
Plasma Programming Language (WIP)
Xeon Phi
OpenMP
GPGPU
Software defined radio (SDR)
Concurrency
Async IO
Map/Reduce
Cloud vs HPC
Async IO
Thread safety, critical sections, mutexes etc.
Python parallelism and concurrency
Clockwork - State based Language with full Concurrency
RCU - What is it?

Feel free to add more!

Who is organizing this

Paul Bone
paul at bone dot id dot au
Boney on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)
 faulteh_ on freenode.org (#linux.conf.au)

Persons Interested in Attending


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