CSCE 430/830: Computer Architecture

CSCE 430/830
Prereqs: CSCE 230; SOFT 260, CSCE 310, CSCE 310H, or CSCE 311; Prereq or Coreq: MATH/STAT 380 or ELEC 305.
Architecture of single-processor (Von Neumann or SISD) computer systems. Evolution, design, implementation, and evaluation of state-of-the-art systems. Memory Systems, including interleaving, hierarchies, virtual memory and cache implementations; Communications and I/O, including bus architectures, arbitration, I/O processors and DMA channels; and Central Processor Architectures, including RISC and Stack machines, high-speed arithmetic, fetch/execute overlap, and parallelism in a single-processor system.
This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 432, CSCE 437
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom