Heterogeneous Computing

GPGPU Workshop in Oslo
As a part of the Strategic Institute Program "Graphics cards as a high-end computational resource", a workshop is organized on December 12th 2005 in Oslo. The Strategic Institute Program runs 2004 - 2007, is coordinated by SINTEF IKT, and is funded by The Research Council of Norway.


  9.30 - 10.00   Registration
10.00 - 10.15  The Norwegian GPU-project. Tor Dokken, SINTEF/CMA
10.15 - 10.45   Programmable Graphics Hardware. Johan S. Seland, CMA
11.00 - 11.30 Heterogeneous architectures, Jon Mikkelsen Hjelmervik, SINTEF/CMA
11.30 - 12.00 GPU programming models, Trond R. Hagen, SINTEF/CMA

In these first talks new developments announced during  SC'06 (November 11th to 17th. 2006) in tutorials and workshops will be included.  12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.30 Examples of GPGPU-activities in Norway. Will be updated:

  • Overview of problems addressed in the GPGPU-project. Tor Dokken, SINTEF/CMA
  • GPU Point List Generation through Histogram Pyramids, Christopher Dyken, CMA
  • Implicit Surface Visualization Using Graphics Hardware
  • , Johan Seland, CMA
  • Inpainting on the GPU, Talal Rahman, University of Bergen
  • Linear algebra in Matlab accelerated by the GPU, Andre R Brodtkorb, Ifi UIO.


The workshop is aimed at members of the following organization and interest groups:

  • Existing and potential academic and industrial collaborators of the GPGPU-project
  • CMA – Center of mathematics for Applications: http://www.cma.uio.no,
  • NORSIGD (Norwegian Association for Computer Graphics), http://www.norsigd.no
  • Existing and potential partners and affiliated organizations to the EU Network of Excellence Aim@Shape http://www.aimatshape.net/get_involved/ .
  • Master students and scientific personal from Universities and University Colleges.

Registration (before December 8th):

To register please send an e-mail to: sintefikt.sip_graphics_cards.workshop@project.sintef.no  mailto:sintefikt.sip_graphics_cards.workshop@project.sintef.no.  The registration must include name, institution/employer, e-mail address and information related to you being a master student, CMA member, NORSIGD member, is or intend to become an industrial collaborator of the GPGPU-project, or is or intend to get involved in the AIM@Shape NIG or NIGR.  There is no cost associated with becoming an academic or industrial collaborator of the GPGU-project, or the Aim@Shape Network Industrial Group (NIG) or Network Interested Researcher Group (NIRG).

The participation is free for the above categories of participants, for others the registration fee is NOK 1000.-

If there are more registrations than the space allows, we claim the right to prioritize among the registered.

Published November 2, 2006

Workshop venue:

The workshop will take place on the 10th floor of the Mathematics building, Moltke Moes vei 35, (Mathematics building), no 14 on this map. The Center of Mathematics for Applications is located at the 10th floor of the building.


The workshop is a cooperation between

For further information contact: