Systems_Syllabus - CISE Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Syllabus...

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CISE Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Syllabus Systems Area Introduction The system area covers three sub-areas in computer architecture, programming language, and operating system with the following topics. Computer Architecture Trends in technology, area, power, performance and reliability Instruction-set architecture Processor pipeline and advanced micro-architecture issues Memory hierarchy Multiprocessor and multicore architectures I/O subsystems including storage systems Crosscutting issues: architecture, compiler and operating systems Programming Language Principles Programming language syntax: context-free grammars and parsers Names, scope, and binding Data types and data abstraction Control flow and procedural abstraction Block structure and activation records Programming language paradigms: imperative, object-oriented, functional, logic, concurrent Programming language semantics: operational, attribute grammars, denotational, axiomatic
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