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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CPHE 533 - Advanced Computer Architecture

3 hours
Fundamentals in design and quantitative analysis of modern processor microarchitectures including exploration of the current processor trends and various hardware and software techniques in high-performance computing. Review of pipeline and memory hierarchies and 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 graphics systems.
Prerequisite(s): CPHE 222 or equivalent.