CS 301 - Digital Systems Architecture

Description: Latency and bandwidth, cache memory, virtual memory, data compression, fault handling. Fundamentals of I/O, interrupts, external storage, buses, networks, multimedia support. Multiprocessor and parallel architectures, parallel decomposition, pipelining, shared memory systems, interconnection networks, cache consistency, memory consistency. Computational paradigms, performance evaluation, and effect of proximity.

Prerequisites: CS 201
Credit Hours: 0-3

Class Hrs./Week:
3

Lab Hrs./Week:
2

Hardware: TBA

Software: TBA
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