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COEN 6741 - Computer Architecture and Design

Computer Architecture and Design

COEN 6741
Computer Architecture and Design

Semester:
  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)
Program:

Graduate, 4 credits

Instructor:

Sofiene Tahar

Direct Access Fee:

$92.36 CAD + applicable taxes.

Description

Review of basic computer architecture designs. Fundamentals of computer design and performance. Cost issues. Instruction set design principles. Memory hierarchies: registers, caches and virtual memories. Basic processor implementation issues. High performance computing issues such as pipelining, superscalar and vector processing. Input/output subsystem designs. A project.

Registration Information

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Course Outline

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