Exam B grades
|Exam B grades were just published. Exam B average is 67.|
The correct answers for the multiple choice section are:
1:d, 2:b, 3:d, 4:b, 5:c, 6.1:n, 6.2:n, 6.3:y, 7:b, 8:a, 9:c, 10:a
Written appeals should be submitted until 28/4 12:00 to Nadav's mailbox on the 5th floor.
No other appeals will be considered.
Reception hours before MOED B exam
|Nadav - Sunday 7-Apr 15:30|
Eran - Monday 8-Apr 10:00
Appeals - Re-clarification
|I would like to clarify that all appeals must be submitted only by submitting a formal appeal.|
There will be no appeal examination prior to your submission, no reception hours before appeal and no emails will be answered regarding the exam until the appeal period is over.
Clarifications about the exam, if needed, will be given at the reception hours before Moed Bet.
[ The only exception are the two foreign students who can appeal by email ]
Instructions on submitting an appeal:
1. You must use the formal form which can be obtained at the secretary
2. Attach a full copy of your exam
3. Note that we may reevaluate the entire exam upon an appeal (regardless to what you appealed about)
Final A grades
|Final A grades are now published.|
The exams were checked and will be scanned soon.
Final A average is 75.6 and median is 78.7.
The answers for the multiple choice section are:
Q1:e, Q2:e, Q3:d, Q4:c, Q5:a/d, Q6.1:y, Q6.2:n, Q6.3:n, Q7:d, Q8:a, Q9:c, Q10:b
Appeals can be submitted using the standard form until Tuesday 22-March 12:00 to Nadav's mailbox on the 5th floor.
Do not send appeals in emails.
Eran's reception hour will be held at Taub 201
|Please send questions regarding the lectures material and previous tests in advance.|
Reception hours update
|Nadav will hold his reception hour at Wednesday 14:30 at Taub 5 (and not as previously published).|
|Ido's reception hour will take place at Taub 201.|
Please send questions in advance so we can come prepared.
Request for translation assistance
|I would like to ask you in helping two foreign students (Winnie and Jason) who take the CDP class.|
As these students do not know Hebrew they ran into a problem reviewing previous semester exams.
If any of you can translate a question or two into English and send it to cdp.TA.incharge /at/ gmail.com we would be able to forward the questions to them.
Reception hours before the exam
|Ido - Monday 25/2 at 10:00|
Eran - Tuesday 26/2 at 13:30
Assaf - Tuesday 26/2 at 14:30
Nadav - Wednesday 27/2 at 14:30
|The grades for HW4 have been published. Submissions will be available at the secretariat on Sunday.|
The test files used for checking the assignment can be found under the assignment section.
Sadly, we have identified a few cases of alleged cheating. The students involved will be notified soon.
Ido will hold a reception hour on 18/02/13, 12:00 for appeals. If you are planing to come please come prepared, bringing all relevant files and hard copies. Appeals won't be accepted after this date, so if you can't make it to the reception hour please inform Ido in advance.
OpenCL Presentation Update & MapReduce paper
|1. The OpenCL presentation was updated|
2. We remind you that you are expected to read the MapReduce paper from Usenix'04. Link to the paper can be found next to the lecture slides.
CDP servers are back online
|The servers are back online, and hopefully the last storage fix will hold.|
Your new deadline is accordingly tomorrow, Tuesday 28/1 at 15:00.
Once again - we are sorry for the inconvenience.
|HW3 review for graded works is available through http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~erangi/hw3_pdfs/|
|HW3 grades were just published.|
Unfortunately, some of the students cheated in their work.
We were bound to punish those who cheated according to the course policy.
Those who cheated were notified by email.
CDP servers are down
|The CDP servers are down again due to storage problems.|
Once they are resolved we will notify you (and grant you yet another HW4 deadline extension).
We are sorry for the inconvenience.
BSP FAQ section is published
|These answers supersede any previous explanations about these issues.|
These FAQ's won't affect your home assignment in BSP, and you shouldn't change anything, even if you did not submit yet.
These answers are just to make things more clear for the upcoming exam.
Again, points will not be omitted for not following these instructions in the BSP assignment.
More server problems were resolved
|The servers had some problems before, which seem to be resolved at the moment.|
Deadline is therefore extended till Sunday, 27/1.
In addition, gcc encounters some problem, so if you run into them, use C++: compile with g++ and #include "mcbsp.hpp".
Server issues resolved
|Servers should be working now.|
You can submit your assignments until noon Friday 25/1.
|We are running into some problems with the lab servers at the moment, which disallow you to access them.|
We will post a message once it is fixed, and notify you know how we "compensate" you for the lost time.
|Ido's tutorial on 22.1.2013 (tomorrow) is cancelled due to Election day. |
A complementary tutorial will be given on 23.1.2013 (Wednesday), 12:30 at Taub 8.
HW4 is published
|Due date is 24/1/2013, please start work on this assignment ASAP.|
TA in charge of this exercise is Ido Gonen.
|The grades for HW2 have been published. You can get the PDF file you submitted with the feedback at http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~erangi/hw2_pdfs . The tests that have been used are available in the assignments section.|
Appeals can be made to Eran until 15/1.
Sadly, we have identified a few cases of alleged cheating. The students involved will be notified soon.
|We will be using MulticoreBSP for C which is compatible with Oxford BSP.|
The manual pages are not available on our servers, yet are available online.
Links to MulticoreBSP website and the Oxford BSP manual pages are available in the "Links" section in this website.
Course servers issues
|The course servers were unavailable most of the day, due to storage issues. For those who have not submitted the 3rd assignment, today won't count as a day of delay.|
|Students who failed some tests and wish to get more details about it please email Ido.|
Memory Models Slides Updated
|The "memory models" lecture and recitation slides were updated.|
[ Slides were removed from the lecture; Slide 10 was corrected in the recitation ]
HW3 is published
|Due date is 3/1/2013. TA in charge is Eran. This is a large assignment, try to start early.|
Nadav's Reception Hour on 12/12 is cancelled
This Thursday (13/12) Tutorial - Canceled (attend Wednesday tutorial instead)
|Just to clarify the previous message - this week's Thursday tutorial is canceled.|
Students of this tutorial group (as well as all other students) should attend the tutorial that would be held during the lecture hours on Wednesday.
This week course schedule (12-13/12)
|This week we will hold MPI-3 tutorial on Wednesday 12/12 at 10:30 (Taub 9) for _all_ groups.|
As you recall, this Wednesday is in Matkonet Sunday, and to keep the lecture and recitations in sync we are holding a tutorial instead.
The tutorial will take around 1 hour.
HW1 is checked
|The grades for HW1 have been published. Submissions will be available at the secretariat after the holiday.|
At the link below you can find the details about the overdue days spent on the first assignment, so you can follow how much overdue days you have left for the rest of the semester. In case of mistake please contact Ido.
Appeals will be answered at Ido's reception hour on the 16/12/12. If you are planing to come please come prepared, bringing all relevant files and hard copies. Appeals won't be accepted after this date, so if you can't make it to the reception hour please inform Ido in advance.
HW2 supplied files updated
|Please download hw2.zip again - main.o has been changed.|
HW2 is published
|Due date is 13/12. We're publishing early so you can better manage your time - this is not a huge assignment, and it does not require 3 weeks of work.|
Check the assignment's FAQ occasionally, it will be updated when questions arise without further notifications.
TA in charge of the assignment is Eran.
|Ido's tutorial on 22.1.2013 is cancelled due to Election day.|
A complementary tutorial will be given on 23.1.2013, 12:30 at Taub 8.
Tutorial 4 - correction
|Tutorial 4 slide 11 was corrected.|
The .pptx version includes explanation in the slide notes.
HW servers: ds-bl201 problem resolved
|ds-bl201 has javac installed (which mistakenly it didn't have before).|
Eran's reception hour on 15/11 is cancelled.
|Eran's reception hour this Thursday is cancelled. That day's tutorial will be given by Ido.|
Ido's reception hour
|Ido will hold a reception hour on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.|
Truly sorry for the inconvenience of those who came today to the reception hour.
HW1 FAQ is published!
|No further notices about HW1 FAQ updates will be posted. Please check it periodically, as its content is obligatory.|
HW1 is published!
|HW1 is online, due date 22th of Nov, 23.55. |
Servers passwords sent
|The passwords for the servers you are going to use for your HW assignments were sent.|
Each email includes the name of the server for you to use, username and password.
Remember that logging to these servers is only possible from with the Technion.
Therefore, to connect to the servers from outside the Technion, you need first to connect (using ssh client) to T2/CS/etc. server and from the shell there to connect to the servers - using 'ssh cdpXX@ds-blYYY'.
If you did not get an email, most likely you either did not fill the form or filled it incorrectly (e.g., using non-Technion email address).
In this case - such refill the form.
Ido Gonen's Office Hours
|Ido Gonen's office hours were updated (see staff page).|
Lab account registration - Form
|The form URL is https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/embeddedform?formkey=dE9XUVBGSzFFZGJjbU5Vc0tXR2NIY0E6MA|
Lab account registration
|For you wet homework assignments, you are going to have an account set on our lab computers.|
You are required to find a partner for these assignments, as they must be done by pairs.
Once you have a partner - please fill in this form.
Read the directions of the form, and use only Technion email addresses.
Please finish filling in the form until 29/10 to have the accounts configured on time for the first assignment.
|We made some more schedule changes, to get the tutorials and lectures in sync.|
Please note that on Wed. 12/12, which according to the Technion schedule is in MATKONET Sunday, we will hold a tutorial for groups 11+12 about MPI (MPI3).
This tutorial will be at the time of the lecture (10:30) and will take less than 2 hours.
The syllabus and calendar have been updated to reflect these changes.
Thursday's tutorial moved to 9:30
|Thursday's tutorial (group 13, given by Eran) has permanently moved to 9:30, instead of 10:30. Class remains Taub 5.|
Welcome to CDP Course
|CDP course website is now online.|
Please find the time to get updated with the course syllabus and schedule.
On the first week, there will be a refresh tutorial on Java, which can be considered optional.
This tutorial is intended to remind Java programming for those who forgot, and can be self-studied.