Unformatted text preview: WEEK #9: October 31 - November 2 Thread-Level Parallelism: multithreaded architectures. Case study: Intel Pentium 4. WEEK #10: November 7-9 [NO CLASS 11/7: Academic Holiday] Multi-Core Architectures: chip multi-processors (CMP) and systems-on-chip (SoC). Case study: Intel Core. WEEK #11: November 14-16 Parallel Architectures: taxonomy; types of parallelism; programming and communication models. WEEK #12: November 21-23 Parallel Architectures: memory consistency model & cache coherency. WEEK #13: November 28-30 Multi-Core Architectures: embedded and mobile computing. Case Studies: ARM 11, TI OMAP platforms. WEEK #14: December 5-7 Multi-Core Architectures: cloud computing; accelerators and networks-on-chip. Case Study: IBM Wire-Speed. WEEK #15: December 12 [Final Course Review] Perspective: “Towards Thousand-Core Processors: Opportunities and Challenges.” FINAL EXAM: time & location to be announced...
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- Fall '11
- Central processing unit, X86, Instruction-level parallelism