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Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge Returns to SC14

gaussian-elimination-team-photo-200x132.jPG.rendition.cq5dam.webintel.200.132Today Intel announced it will hold its second Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14, November 17-20, 2014 in New Orleans. The Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge is an educational and entertaining game show-style event where teams compete to win a grand prize of a $25,000 donation to a charitable organization.

During the challenge, eight teams participate in a single elimination tournament designed to raise awareness of the importance of parallelization for improving the performance of technical computing applications. The event includes a live rapid-fire trivia competition and parallel code optimization where participants modify software.

So, what’s the Parallel Universe Computing Challenge all about? Check out this video from SC13.

Learn more and submit your team for consideration.

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