CPSC 5700 - Advanced Computer Architecture

(3) Credit Hours

An advanced course in computer architecture. Topics may include classical uniprocessor architecture, parallel processing architectures, computer arithmetic, instruction sets, control unit design, instruction and arithmetic pipelines, CISC, RISC, superscalar and superpipelined architectures, memory hierarchies, cache and virtual memory mechanisms, and I/O operations. Prerequisite: CPSC 5020 or placement or department head approval. Standard letter grade. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.

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