Computer Systems Architecture
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Description of computer architecture principles, e.g. von Neumann's model, pipelining, different coupling of systems, transmission protocols, systolic systems, parallel systems classification, etc. The Amdahl's law, effectiveness of parallel systems performance measurement, RISC and CICS architectures, superscalar architectures, mass parallel architectures and symmetric multiprocessing explained on many examples.
Knowledge of System analysis, basics of electrotechnics and programming.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Knowledge acquisition of basic types of computer architectures and their philosophy.
- Study materials:
Hord: Understanding Parallel Supercomputing, USA, New York, IEEE Press, 1999, Dowd, Severance: High Performance Computing, Cambridge, O'Railly, 1998, Ben-Ari: Principles of Concurent and Distributed Programming, Prentice Hall, 1990, Tanenbaum: Structured
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- BI nav.prez.11/12 (compulsory course)