Brief Introduction to Multicore Programming

Yesterday, I gave a brief lecture at the University of Quilmes half an hour outside of Buenos Aires. Since the students were from all levels of the bachelor program, I tried to give them a little impression of why we have multicore processors in the first place, and how fork/join with work-stealing as well as event-loop actors could be used to program these systems.

The material is remotely inspired by the Multicore Programming course of Tom Van Custem for which I am the assistent for the exercise sessions.

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