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ECE 485 - Computer Organization and Design

Course Title: 

Computer Organization and Design

Course Description: 

This course covers basic concepts and state-of-the-art developments in computer architecture: computer technology, performance measures, instruction set design, computer arithmetic, controller and datapath design, memory systems, pipelining, array processing, parallel processing, multiprocessing, abstract analysis models, input-output systems, relationship between computer design and application requirements, and cost/performance tradeoffs. Students will complete a project implementing a version of multiple-cycle processor. Credit will be given for either ECE 485 or CS 470, but not both.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Attributes: 

(P)

Prerequisite: 

[(ECE 218 with min. grade of D and ECE 242 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None