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VE470 – Computer Architecture


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Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: Ve270 and Ve370, or Graduate Standing.


Basic concepts of computer architecture and organization. Computer evolution. Design methodology. Performance evaluation. Elementary queuing models. CPU architecture. Introduction sets. ALU design. Hardware and micro-programmed control. Nanoprogramming. Memory hierarchies. Virtual memory. Cache design. Input-output architectures. Interrupts and DMA. I/O processors. Parallel processing. Pipelined processors. Multiprocessors.

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