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Computer Engineering Group

Advanced Computer Architecture (2V, 1U)

This course will be given in English.

Subject and Goal

The course Advanced Computer Architecture teaches concepts and methods used in modern processor architecture to exploit the available parallelism at the levels of instructions, data and threads. The course covers the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of computer architectures
  • Memory hierarchy design
  • Instruction-level parallelism
  • Data-level parallelism: Vector, SIMD and GPU architectures
  • Thread-level parallelism
  • Warehouse-scale computers

The main reference for the course is the following book: Hennessey, Patterson: Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach (5th edition), Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.

Dates and Materials

The lecture and exercises areheld on Monday, 11:15-13:45 in room O1.258, starting with October 24, 2016.  

The course materials are provided via the following koaLA course.

Further information:
Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Marco Platzner

Computer Engineering

Marco Platzner
Phone:
+49 5251 60-5250
Fax:
+49 5251 60-4250
Office:
O3.207
Web:

Office hours:

by appointment

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