SWE 511 Computer Architecture

Catalog Description: 

Hierarchical treatment of a computer system. Architectural elements, classification of computer architectures. Assembly level machine organization, instruction sets, address modes. CPU organization, local memory, data operators, interconnection topology. Memory hierarchy, cache memory, virtual memory, associative memory, memory management. I/O organization. Limitations of Von Neumann Architecture. RISC VS CISC. Pipelined processors. Multiprocessor architectures.


(3+0+0) 3 ECTS 8

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