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Spring 2006-2007
ELE 580 / COS 580   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Advanced Topics in Computer Engineering - Interconnection Networks

Li-Shiuan Peh

This course will introduce students to the design of interconnection networks, networks that connect components within a system. The course will explore design case studies of different interconnection networks, ranging from on-chip networks to telephone switching networks, Internet router backplane networks etc. The course will start off with basics of interconnection network architecture, looking into topologies, routing, flow control, microarchitecture and network interface in turn, before applying these concepts in understanding the design of each case study system.

Sample reading list:
Duato, Yalamanchili and Ni, Interconnection Networks - An Engineering Approach
Dally and Towles, Principles and Practices of Interconnection Networks

Term Paper(s) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40581 L01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T Th   Friend Center   204   Enrolled:6 Limit:16