Jun 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CECS 531 - Advanced Computer Architecture II

(3 units)

Prerequisite: Open to Computer Engineering MS, Computer Science MS and Engineering MS students only; CECS 530  with a grade of “C” or better.
Processor Level Parallelism, Interconnection of Processors, Shared and Distributed Memory, Cache Coherence Protocols and Synchronization, Multicomputers, Network Topologies, Shared Media versus Switched Media, Routing, Arbitration and Switching, Clusters, Warehouse Scale Computers, Cloud Computing, Memory Hierarchy, Improving Cache Performance. Master’s students register in CECS 531 or CECS 631 ; Ph.D. students register in CECS 631 .

Letter grade only (A-F). Additional projects required for CECS 631. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) CECS 631