Jun 17, 2024  
2017-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CSE 5640 - Computer Architecture

(4 credits)

The course explores current trends and future directions in processor micro-architecture as well as various hardware and software techniques in high-performance computing. A review of pipeline and memory hierarchies is followed by advanced topics including branch prediction, dynamic scheduling, superscalar techniques, speculative execution, prefetching, high-speed I/O, VLIW, multi-threaded processors, and application-specific processors such as those for embedded and multimedia systems. This course is cross listed with an undergraduate course. Credit cannot be received for more than one of CSE 464, CSE 564, CSE 5640. Formerly CSE 564.

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