Thursday, August 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q2 2016
Chinese Firm Unveils 64-core CPU
PlayStation Now Coming to PC, DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor Unveiled
Upgraded Tesla Car Gets From 0 to 60 in 2.5 Seconds
Opera VPN App For Android Released
Microsoft Provides Glimpse Of 24-core Processor For HoloLens
Nvidia Unveils Parker, The Latest SOC For Autonomous Vehicles
Toshiba to Implement Eyefi Connected Features in Next FlashAir SD Cards
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Intel T...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Intel Teams with Top Universities for Software-Related Research


Intel announced a global effort to prepare university students for a new paradigm of software development

as Intel transitions its processors from single-processor engines to ones that will have multiple cores and threads. This evolution will transform software design and require entirely new thinking and innovation in order to leverage this kind of processing power.

As part of its higher education program, Intel is providing 45 of the world's top universities with expertise, funding, development tools, educational materials, on-site training and sustained collaboration with Intel to incorporate multi-core and multi-threading concepts into their computer science curricula.

By the end of this year, Intel expects more than 75 percent of its mainstream server, desktop and laptop PC processors to ship as dual-core processors; with four-, eight- and many-cores on the horizon.

"To usher in a new generation of computing technology and bring creative new products to market, it's crucial to educate tomorrow's software developers to architect, develop and debug the next generation of software for modern, multi-core platforms," said Renee James, corporate vice president and general manager of Intel's Software and Solutions Group. "The full potential of multi-core based systems to deliver great performance and expanded usages is unleashed when software is designed to take advantage of the full capabilities of the machine. Working with the world's best universities, Intel is creating the future for performance computing."

Universities participating in the worldwide effort include Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Michigan and University of Washington, as well as leading academic institutions across Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan and several European countries. The first courses will be offered during the fall term this year and Intel expects hundreds more universities to participate in 2007 and beyond.

"Intel's support in multi-core education is critical for two reasons," said Karsten Schwan, professor of College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. "First, getting early access to advanced technology and new equipment is something that always excites students. Second, companies like Intel have a perspective that looks beyond research to see the broader potential for technology."

The curriculum provides an introduction to Intel multi-core architecture and teaches computer science students how to achieve maximum performance of their programs on threaded, multi-core and multi-processor systems using Intel compilers and threading tools. It also covers the importance of parallelism, threading concepts, threading methodology and programming with threads (Windows*, OpenMP*, PThreads*).

Included in the endeavor are faculty training sessions delivered by Intel(R) Software College multi-threading experts from around the world. Intel also provides course materials, laptops powered by dual-core processors for instructor use in the classroom, as well as licenses for Intel(R) Software Development Products and access to forums and technical support.

This effort is part of the Intel Software College and the Intel(R) Higher Education Program. Additional information is available at www.intel.com/software/college and www.intel.com/education/highered.


Previous
Next
Asustek and Gigabyte form joint venture        All News        Lexar Joins in Sponsorship of Imagine Cup 2006
Asustek and Gigabyte form joint venture     General Computing News      Intel Announces Chinks In Its Wireless Radio Software

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel to Accelerate Altera, Autonomous Driving
Nvidia Says Intel Is Misleading With Outdated Deep Learning Benchmarks
Intel Says USB-C Audio Could Kill Traditional Headphone Jacks
2016 IDF: From Virtual Reality to Artificial Intelligence to 5G
IDF: Intel Talks About Upcoming Kaby Lake Processors And Optane SSDs
Intel To Produce 10nm ARM-based Chips LG, Others
Intel Developer Forum 2016 Report
Samsung, TSMC And Intel Set To Expand Their Chip Production Capacities In 2H
Intel Recalls Basis Peak Fitness Watches
Intel Kaby Lake Processors Coming Soon
Slow PC Market Keeps Hurting Intel
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .