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Dec 20, 2014
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Heterogeneous Parallel Programming
This course introduces concepts, languages, techniques, and patterns for programming heterogeneous, massively parallel processors. Its contents and structure have been significantly revised based on the experience gained from its initial offering in 2012. It covers heterogeneous computing architectures, data-parallel programming models, techniques for memory bandwidth management, and parallel algorithm patterns.
Gain knowledge about subsistence marketplaces and use it in different parts of the world to make a difference. The broader aim of this course is for you to consider the global challenge of poverty and envision a better world by designing solutions based on sound understanding.
Introduction to Sustainability
This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.
This course introduces innovative approaches to learning and teaching, with a focus on the use of e-learning and social web technologies.
Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management
Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills needed to advance animal health and food production through optimal management practices.
VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout
A modern VLSI chip has a zillion parts -- logic, control, memory, interconnect, etc. How do we design these complex chips? Answer: CAD software tools. Learn how to build these tools in this class.
Programmation sur iPhone et iPad (partie I)
Ce MOOC de 6 semaines est le premier d'une série de deux MOOCs consacrés à la programmation sur iPhone et iPad. Il se concentre sur le développement d'applications «mono-vues» et présente en détail les principes d'une interaction réussie de vos applications avec ses utilisateurs. Nous avons également décidé de prendre en compte les dernières nouveautés introduites dans iOS. Ainsi, ce MOOC fera la part égale entre Objective-C, le langage «traditionnel» de dé...
MOOC ABC Gestion de projet 5th Edition
I would like to let you know that the new session of the Mooc entitled “Project Management” will start on March 9, 2015 under the direction of Rémi Bachelet, of the Ecole Centrale de Lille.
You can already pre-inscribe to that session, upon registrating on Rémi Bachelet’s site :
Here are the goals to be expected by the participants:
Either you are already involved in management projects, but you want to enlarge your ...