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ELEC 470 Computer System Architecture

ELEC 470  Computer System Architecture  Units: 3.50  

This course covers advanced topics in computer architecture with a quantitative perspective. Topics include: instruction set design; memory hierarchy design; instruction-level parallelism (ILP), pipelining, superscalar processors, hardware multithreading; thread-level parallelism (TLP), multiprocessors, cache coherency; clusters; introduction to shared-memory and message-passing parallel programming; data-level parallelism (DLP), GPU architectures.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 371, ELEC 274 or CISC 221 Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 11  
Engineering Design 31  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering  

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is housed in Walter Light Hall which provides over 5,400 square meters of modern research, teaching and classroom facilities. The building is linked to Goodwin Hall which houses the School of Computing. Additional space for undergraduate laboratories and research is located in Beamish-Munro Hall.

Electrical Engineering (ELEC)

All courses except ELEC 898 , ELEC 899 and ELEC 999 are 3.0 credit units.  Not all courses are offered every year. 

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