Computer System Architecture, Fall 2005

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Subject:
Science and Technology
Provider:
M.I.T.
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Level:
Post-secondary
Abstract:

Emphasizes the relationship among technology, hardware organization, and programming systems in the evolution of computer architecture. Pipelined, out-of-order, and speculative execution. Superscaler, VLIW, vector, and multithreaded processors. Addressing structures and virtual memory, and exception handling. I/O and memory systems. Parallel computers; message passing and shared memory systems. Memory models, synchronization, and cache coherence protocols. Vector supercomputers. Assumes an undergraduate knowledge of computer systems.

Language:
English
Material Type:
Assessments, Full Course, Homework and Assignments, Lecture Notes, Syllabi
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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