Courseware - Functional Organization

  • Review of register transfer language to describe internal operations in a computer
  • Microarchitectures - hardwired and microprogrammed realizations
  • Instruction pipelining and instruction-level parallelism (ILP)
  • Overview of superscalar architectures
  • Processor and system performance
  • Performance – their measures and their limitations
  • The significance of power dissipation and its effects on computing structures

Parallel Computer Architecture and Programming Example Curriculum

Material Type:

Lecture / Presentation

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Technical Format:

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Date Added:

08/06/2010

Date Modified:

08/06/2010

Author

Instructor-Lead Course, Carnegie Mellon U.
Description:

This course provides a deep understanding of the principles and engineering tradeoffs involved in designing modern parallel computers (aka "multiprocessors" and "multicore"), as well as the programming techniques to effectively utilize these machines. Dr. Todd Mowry, Carnegie Mellon University, authored this course. It is one of the first undergrad courses focusing on parallel architecture and programming.

Recommended Audience:

Advanced programmers, Undergraduate students

Language:

English

Keywords:

Parallel Computer Architecture, Example Curriculum

Introduction to Computer Organization (University of Michigan)

Material Type:

Lecture / Presentation

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Date Added:

04/13/2010

Date Modified:

04/13/2010

Author

Dr. David Blauuw, Dr. Rich Brown, Dr. Michael Flynn, Dr. Dennis Sylvester , University of Michigan; Intel Higher Education
Description:

This course is intended to give a basic understanding of how computers execute pro-grams. Understanding computers means understanding the hardware/software process of how the programmer and the computer work together to have the computer carry out a concept.

This course is part of The VLSI Curriculum includes content for 16 undergraduate and graduate courses that were provided by the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan.

Recommended Audience:

Undergraduate students

Language:

English

Keywords:

VLSI
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