Advanced Programming - Winter 12

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Winter 12
Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Weinzierl
Time and Place
Lecture: see TUMOnline
Computational Science and Engineering, first semester (module IN1503)
Kaveh Rahnema, M.Sc. , Dipl.-Inf. Martin Schreiber
see TUMOnline for announcement and registration
Semesterwochenstunden / ECTS Credits
4 SWS (2V+2Ü) / 5 Credits


  • Starting from November 13, 2012, the lecture takes place in the Interimshörsaal 2 (black building next to the Computer Science building).

Lecture Slides & Tutorial

The tutorial offers weekly programming exercises in C++. They are inspired by common problems from scientific computing. Besides the tutorials, programming consulting is offered.

Nr. Week Lecture Hands-on report Exercise Exercise Material Note
October 15-19, 2012 No tutorials, no lecture due to CSE introductory week
October 22-26, 2012 Introduction, variables, identifiers & expressions No tutorials, only lecture
October 29-November 2, 2012 History of computer architectures & the C programming language Worksheet 1 Source 1 No lecture due to Allerheiligen/Allerseelen
November 5-9, 2012 Control structures, branches & scopes IDEs & Debugging Worksheet 2 Source 2
November 12-16, 2012 Functions & functional programming Unit tests & test paradigms Worksheet 3 Source 3 Changed lecture room for the subsequent weeks
November 19-23, 2012 Applicative programming & source code organisation The build process: makefiles and beyond Worksheet 4 t.b.a. Lecture moved to 02.09.014 on short note
November 26-30, 2012 Pointers, structs & arrays 1 Memory architectures & function pointers in C t.b.a. t.b.a. Changed lecture room for the subsequent weeks (back to Medienraum)
December 3-7, 2012 Pointers, structs & arrays 2 Performance analysis t.b.a. t.b.a.
December 10-14, 2012 Recap session BLAS, SSE, and low-level math routines t.b.a. t.b.a.
December 17-21, 2012 Object-based programming OpenMP & TBB t.b.a. t.b.a.
January 7-11, 2013 Object-oriented programming t.b.a. t.b.a. t.b.a.
January 14-18, 2013 t.b.a. t.b.a. t.b.a. t.b.a.
January 21-25, 2013 t.b.a. t.b.a. t.b.a. t.b.a.
January 28-February 1, 2013 C++11 History of C++ & related programming languages t.b.a. t.b.a.
February 4-8, 2013 Recap Recap t.b.a.

Slides, information on lecture rooms, schedules, exam registrations, and so forth are available at TUMOnline.


Nr. Weekday Time Room Tutors
1 Tuesday 4:30 pm 02.07.023 Arash Bakhtiari <bakhtiar AT in DOT tum DOT de>, Dmitry Pinaev <pinaev AT in DOT tum DOT de>
2 Friday 8:30 am 02.07.023 Carlos Pachajoa <cpachaj AT gmail DOT com>, Marco Seravalli <marco DOT seravalli AT tum DOT de>


Basic programming skills are recommended.

Recommended Reading

These links provide further information on particular topics. For literature, please consult the modul description of the course in TUMOnline or the department's web pages.