Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ECE 486 Computer Architecture

An introduction to the key concepts of computer system architecture and design. Topics include the design and analysis of instruction set architectures, memory systems, and high-performance IO systems; basic CPU implementation strategies; basic pipelined CPU implementation; performance analysis; and a survey of current architectures. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ECE 586 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisite: ECE 485/585.
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