Volume 3

Volume 3, Number 30

August 5, 2005

10 pages509 K bytes

Parallel Computing for IS Majors

Jeff Rufinus
Widener University
Chester, PA 19013, USA

Yana Kortsarts
Widener University
Chester, PA 19013, USA

Abstract: Most introductory parallel computing courses are designed for computer science students. With the increasing applications of parallel computing in many different areas including the Internet and World Wide Web, it is of great advantage to introduce the concept to Information Systems majors. In this paper we present some examples and suggestions of topics on developing and designing a parallel computing course for Information Systems majors.

Keywords: parallel computing for IS majors, parallel computing, parallel computers, teaching tips

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Recommended Citation: Rufinus and Kortsarts (2005). Parallel Computing for IS Majors. Information Systems Education Journal, 3 (30). http://isedj.org/3/30/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2004: §2225. ISSN: 1542-7382.)