Modern computer processor, platform and infrastructure architectures. Instruction-set architecture and high-performance processor organization including pipelining, data and instruction parallelism. Cache, memory and storage architectures. Coherent multiprocessors. Interconnection and network infrastructures.
Sample reading list:
J.L. Hennessy & D.A. Patterson, Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach 3rd Edition
Final Exam - 50%
Design Project - 30%
Programming Assignments - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Permission Of Instructor or ELE 375 or COS 471. Seniors and graduate students may waive prerequisites with instructors permission. An equivalent of COS 471 will also be accepted as a prerequisite..
This class is being revised to reflect current computer industry directions.
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