Graduate Course Descriptions

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5302. Computer Architecture

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: CSE 4302 or the equivalent. Open to graduate students in the CSE program, others with permission. (RG 5401)

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of modern digital computer systems. Traditional topics on uniprocessor systems such as performance analysis, instruction set architecture, hardware/software pipelining, memory hierarchy design and input-output systems will be discussed. Modern features of parallel computer systems such as memory consistency models, cache coherence protocols, and latency reducing/hiding techniques will also be addressed. Some experimental and commercially available parallel systems will be presented as case studies.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2020 10802 Storrs In Person Khan, Omer 001 Reg Fr 11:15am‑2:15pm
4/10 ARJ 105 3.00 Graded
Spring 2021 16078 Storrs Distance Learning Ammar, Reda 001 Reg TuTh 12:30pm‑1:45pm
1/10 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded