[luv-announce] LUV Main November 2015 Meeting: Computer Science and SELinux / Parallel Programming

Andrew Pam andrew at sericyb.com.au
Thu Oct 29 12:15:05 AEDT 2015


Start: Nov 4 2015 18:30
End: Nov 4 2015 20:30
Location: 6th Floor, 200 Victoria St. Carlton VIC 3053
Link: http://luv.asn.au/meetings/map

*Please note that due to the Melbourne Cup this month's meeting is on 
Wednesday*

Speakers:

• Russell Coker, Computer Science and SELinux
• Lev Lafayette, Parallel Programming

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    Russell Coker, Computer Science and SELinux

Russell will cover the algorithms and computer science principles 
implemented in SE Linux. He will also cover some of the history of SE 
Linux in terms of algorithms and design principles. This talk is about 
OS design and systems programming. There will be very little content 
about using SE Linux as that has been covered in other lectures.

*Russell Coker* has been working on SE Linux since 2001. He writes most 
of the policy for Debian. He has done lots of other Linux development 
over the years, mostly involved with Debian development.

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    Lev Lafayette, Parallel Programming

Parallel programming is the implementation of simultaneous computation 
typically applied through either tasks or data. In this introduction the 
need, core concepts, potential problems, and implementations will be 
described and illustrated with multiple examples in R, Python, C, and 
Fortran.

*Lev Lafayette* is a systems administrator at the Victorian Partnership 
for Advanced Computing. He has been a member of the Linux Users of 
Victoria committee for a very long time, collects postgraduate degrees, 
plays simulation and roleplaying games, and is known to annoy 
politicians with regularity.

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200 Victoria St. Carlton VIC 3053 
<https://www.google.com/maps/place/200+Victoria+St,+Carlton+VIC+3053,+Australia/@-37.806392,144.961084,17z/data=%214m2%213m1%211s0x6ad642ccb3428c33:0xba2cafe4b59fd07e%216m1%211e1> 
(formerly the EPA building)

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to 
join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good 
place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne 
is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat <http://redhat.com.au/> for their 
help in obtaining the venue and VPAC <http://www.vpac.org> for hosting.

Linux Users of Victoria Inc. is an incorporated association, 
registration number A0040056C.

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