first semester, 2017
lecturer: Prabhas Chongstitvatana,
prabhas dot c at chula dot ac dot th
office Engineering building 4, floor 18, room 13, tel 022186982
classes: 2016 2014
discuss three areas:
1) fundamental of digital technologies
2) present high performance computer systems
3) quantum computers
first microprocessor, Intel 4004
simulation of a
historical microprocessor 6502
Example of modern microprocessor specification: Intel
core i3 7100
Graphic Processing Unit (GPU): my
chip simulator (NPU)
Amazon Web Service
Quantum AI lab
The report of speedup of D-wave x2 machines
Building quantum computers (my
exascale computing project
gov’t taps The Machine to beat China to exascale supercomputing
- Yingchareonthawornchai, S., Aporntewan, C., and Chongstitvatana, P.,
"An Implementation of Compact Genetic Algorithm on a Quantum Computer,"
Int. Joint Conf. on Computer Science and Software Engineering (JCSSE),
30 May - 1 June 2012, pp.131-135. ( pdf )
your area from 1) Exascale computing or 2) Quantum computing
Write 4-5 pages report. You can ask the following questions:
a) What is the use of exascale computing?
b) Why a country should build supercomputing?
c) What quantum computers can do?
d) Any practical use of quantum computers?
e) Other interesting questions of your own.
With some goal in mind, you can direct your search and your writing in a
Please submit your report (in paper) in the inbox in front of my
office: Eng. Building 4, floor 18, room 13. The deadline is 17 Nov
You can contact me via email at prabhas dot c at chula
dot ac dot th
last update 24 Oct 2017