Improving Run-Time Scheduling for General-Purpose Parallel Code

Alexandros Tzannes, a Computer Science graduate student, co-advised by Profs. Rajeev Barua, ECE/ISR and Uzi Vishkin, ECE/UMIACS, won the first place in the ACM Student Research Competition for his paper, Improving Run-Time Scheduling for General-Purpose Parallel Code" at The Twentieth International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), Galveston Island, Texas, October 10-14, 2011 http://src.acm.org/winners.html. This is the first time in the seven years during which these ACM competitions have been held that a UMD student has won first prize. Alexandros’ win was preceded by three wins of 2nd prize and one win of 3rd prize.

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