Computational Sciences Center

Winter semester 2019/20

Department of Computer Science

  •  High-perfrormance Computing
    Requirements: C programming
    Topics: Vectorization; Parallelization; Distributed Computing; Heterogeneous Computing (e.g. on graphics processors)
  •  Integer Optimization
    Requirements: Basic knowledge of linear algebra and algorithms
    Topics: Introduction to lattices; integer programming in fixed dimension; algorithms for shortest and closest vector problems; integer conic combinations and applications; Fourier tranformation and convolution; integer programming with few constraints; integer programming with n-folds
  •  Discrete Optimization
    Requirements: Basic knowledge of linear algebra and algorithms
    Topics: Matchings in bipartite and non-bipartite graphs; matroid optimization; flows and cuts; polyhedral combinatorics; linear programming and duality; algorithms for packing problems

Institute of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

  •  Numerical Simulation of Analog and Digital Communication Systems
    Requirements: Higher Mathematics; Basic Knowledge of Communication Systems
    Topics: Running and evaluating simulations (spectrum, BER); Implementation of fundamental elements (signal sources, noise sources, filters); Simulation efficiency and computer technology (parallelization, use of GPUs)

Institut of Material Science

  •  Linear Finite Element Methods
    Requirements: Higher Mathematics; Knowledge of FORTRAN recommended
    Topics: Introduction to the linear finite element method, focused on mechanical applications; Numerical solvers for partial differential equations