CSCE 430/830: Computer Architecture

CSCE 430/830
Prereqs: A grade of "P" or "C" or better in CSCE 310, CSCE 310H, CSCE 311, SOFT 260, SOFT 260H or RAIK 283H; Coreq: MATH/STAT 380, ECEN 305 or RAIK 270H
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