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Monday, September 24 • 11:00 - 12:00
The C++ Execution Model

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At the heart of the C++ programming language is the multi-threaded abstract machine and its execution model, the platform-agnostic formal model that generically describes how to run a C++ program. In this talk, you will learn the rules that govern how your C++ code is executed and see how those rules impact the C++ code you write every day.

We'll explore the C++ execution and memory model, and discuss fundamental questions such as:

* What are threads in C++ and how do they interact?
* What is memory in C++?
* In what order are things in my C++ program executed?
* How are C++ expressions and statements executed?
* What are the semantics of calling a function in C++?
* What does "happens before" mean?

If you're interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how your C++ code is executed and how concurrency works in C++, you should attend this talk.


Bryce Adelstein Lelbach

Bryce Adelstein Lelbach is a software engineer on the CUDA driver team at NVIDIA. Bryce is passionate about parallel programming. He maintains Thrust, the CUDA C++ core library. He is also one of the initial developers of the HPX C++ runtime system. He spent five years working on... Read More →

Monday September 24, 2018 11:00 - 12:00

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