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ECSE 425 Computer Organization and Architecture (3 credits)

Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Electrical Engineering : Trends in technology. CISC vs. RISC architectures. Pipelining. Instruction level parallelism. Data and Control Hazards. Static prediction. Exceptions. Dependencies. Loop level paralleism. Dynamic scheduling, branch prediction. Branch target buffers. Superscalar and N-issue machines. VLIW. ILP techniques. Cache analysis and design. Interleaved and virtual memory. TLB translations and caches.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Warren Gross (Winter)

  • (3-1-5)
  • Prerequisites: ECSE 322 and ECSE 323
  • Tutorials assigned by instructor.