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COMP- 505: ADVANCED COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE

Course Summary

Basic principles and techniques in the design of high-performance computer architecture. Topics include memory architecture: cache structure and design, virtual memory structures; pipelined processor architecture: pipeline control and hazard resolution, pipelined memory structures, interrupt, evaluation techniques; vector processing; RISC vs. CISC architectures; general vs. special purpose architectures; VLSI architecture issues.


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