16th Marathon of Parallel Programming

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Marathon of Parallel Programming 2021

The Marathon of Parallel Programming is a WSCAD track since 2006.

This year, following the recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, there is only the remote category. See the rules page to understand better these changes.

The main purpose of this contest is to spread knowledge in parallel and distributed programming through a high-level competition. Correct answers and performance gain are the targets. Undergraduate and graduate students of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and related courses are welcome to participate in Marathon.

Each team consists of three (3) student members and a coach. This edition of the marathon will have only the remote edition, and it will be during the WSCAD-2021.

Judgment is strict. At the beginning of the contest, teams receive problem descriptions and sequential (serial) solutions at the BOCA system. Resolution involves not only the correct problem solution but also performance speedup for parallel (or distributed) version, measured according to criteria defined by the committee for the current contest.

When the contest finishes, all teams will have their results available and winners will be officially announced during the official SBAC-PAD/WSCAD closing session.

Draft Program

The Marathon will be held on-line.

October 26th, 2021 - 02:00pm BRT (UTC -03:00)

In conjunction with International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing - SBAC-PAD 2021 and Simpósio em Sistemas Computacionais de Alto Desempenho - WSCAD 2021.

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