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CS352H - Honors Computer Systems Architecture

Fall 2009
Unique Number: 54810

Instructor: Donald S. Fussell
Time: TTh 3:30-5:00
Location: PAI 3.14 Tues/RAS 310 Thurs

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In this course, you will learn about the basic principles and current practices of computer architectures and organizations, including instruction set design, pipelining, caching, virtual memory, and parallelism. At the end of this course, you will understand how computers are organized and what influences have determined the architectures of processors, memory systems, and input/output systems. You will learn how to evaluate and improve computer system performance through design, analysis, and computer simulation. Finally, you will learn to read papers in the primary literature in support of materials found in the textbook.

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Last modified: 01/21/10 by Don Fussell