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Fall 2016 Semester
Sep 21, 2020
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CS 5620 - Computer Architecture
Studies the design of digital computer system components including the CPU, the memory subsystem, and interconnection busses and networks. Explores modern design techniques for increasing computer system capacity. Emphasizes the growing gap between CPU and RAM speed, and the parallel operation of the growing number of functional units in a CPU. Topics include pipelining, cache, new CPU architecture models, memory bandwidth and latency, multiprocessing and parallel processing architectures, cache coherence, and memory consistency. Prereq. CS 5600 or CS 7600; restricted to students in the College of Computer and Information Science.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
GSCS Computer & Info Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Khoury Coll of Comp Sciences
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     

Graduate level CS 5600 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level CS 5600 Minimum Grade of D- or Graduate level CS 7600 Minimum Grade of C-

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