B543 Computer Architecture
Prerequisite(s): CSCI-C 335 and C 343 recommended.
Fundamentals of computer design, instruction processing and performance analysis. Architecture of single-processor systems, focusing on pipelining, memory and memory hierarchies, and interconnect technology. Exploration of architecture classes such as high-performance multiprocessors, massively parallel computers, embedded systems. Credit not given for both CSCI-B 543 and B 443.