DD1396 Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Introduction to Computer Science 3.0 credits

Parallellprogrammering i introduktion till datalogi

An introductory course in concurrent programming.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Programming: Theory and practise in all aspects of elementary concurrent programming and program development. Go will be the language of instruction.

Intended learning outcomes *

After finishing the course the participants should be able to

  • design and implement simple concurrent programs
  • use programming to solve problems,
  • analyze, choose, select and implement basic algorithms and data structures,

in order to

  • efficiently use computers in their continuing education and working life,
  • find and use the correct techniques for a given problem,
  • take continuation courses in computer science and numerical analysis.

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Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

Basic computer science knowledge equivalent to DD1320, DD1321, DD1325, DD1327, DD1338, DD2325 or ID1020.

Programming knowledge equivalent to DD100N, DD1310, DD1312, DD1315, DD1318, DD1331 or DD1337.


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Course literature will be announced at least 4 weeks before course start.

Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • HEM3 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Stefan Nilsson

Richard James Glassey

Further information

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EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Richard James Glassey (glassey@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: