Author Archives: Jeffrey A. Aborot

About Jeffrey A. Aborot

> Background: BS Computer Science, University of the Philippines Baguio. > Work: Advanced Science and Technology Institute - Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines. > Academics: MS Computer Science (on-going), Algorithms and Complexity Laboratory, Computer Science Department, UP Diliman > Languages: Filipino, Tagalog, Cuyunon, English, Java, Python, C. > Operating Systems: Linux, OSX. > Weird Stuff: Bunch of Pentax film cams.

Pulling off an all nighter

I was able to finalize my tickets for my CS 239 requirements this sem. Tonight I will work on my thesis first then will move on to drafting my code for my parallel programming project in CS 239. This will … Continue reading

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Tickets and more tickets

Now working on my Scrum board for my parallel programming class. I am trying out JetBrain’s free version of YouTrack for task management. As of now, I would say Jira’s task management is more intuitive to use and the user … Continue reading

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Hell weeks ahead

I have a project paper and presentation on parallel programming (using CUDA) due on two weeks from now and I haven’t started my project yet. Add to that I still need to prove the correctness of two algorithms for my … Continue reading

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Testing our Scrum

I am now overseeing a new team of 3 people for a new project for testing a web application. Since this is a pretty small team I decided to use Scrum management in monitoring our tasks and so far things are going well. Continue reading

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A synthesis of the paper entitled “The future of supercomputing” by M. Snir, 2014

Introduction Marc Snir presented a high-level picture of the current status of technologies for supercomputing, the current challenges threatening the continuation of advancements in CMOS-based components and the possible tracks for coping up with such challenges in his talk outlined … Continue reading

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A synthesis of the paper entitled “GPUs: a closer look” by K. Fatahalian and M. Houston, 2008

Introduction The authors of GPUs: a closer look [Fatahalian and Houston, 2008] provides the reader a high-level overview of the inner workings of a graphics processing unit (GPU) outlined as a computing pipeline. This pipeline is an interleaving of program … Continue reading

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Some exciting new developments

Ever since I came to work at my first ever and still current workplace, our team has been more into developing information systems and sometimes enterprise resource planning software (ERP). This involves having working knowledge of the current technologies, methods, … Continue reading

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