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Viewing: ECE 506/CSC 506 : Architecture Of Parallel Computers

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ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
506
004515
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
Yes
Course Prefix:
CSC
Architecture Of Parallel Computers
Arch Parallel Comp
College of Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering (14ECE)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery


Grading Method
Letter Grade Only
3
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Problem Session0.0
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Prerequisite: ECE 406
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No
The need for parallel and massively parallel computers. Taxonomy of parallel computer architecture, and programming models for parallel architectures. Example parallel algorithms. Shared-memory vs. distributed-memory architectures. Correctness and performance issues. Cache coherence and memory consistency. Bus-based and scalable directory-based multiprocessors. Interconnection-network topologies and switch design. Brief overview of advanced topics such as multiprocessor prefetching and speculative parallel execution.

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