chapter1-AppendixA-m2-ziavras

Culler d patterson ucb s ziavras and in conclusion

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Unformatted text preview: numerous time-offlight issues + gate delays gat – clock propagation, wire lengths, drivers Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras And in conclusion … • Computer Architecture >> instruction sets • Computer Architecture skill sets are different – – – – 5 Quantitative principles of design Quantitative approach to design Solid interfaces that really work Technology tracking and anticipation • This course – Learn new skills – Transition to research • Computer Science at the crossroads from Computer sequential to parallel computing – Salvation requires innovation in many fields, including computer computer architecture Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras Program Flow Mechanisms • Conventional computers (PC-driven): control flow mechanism where the order of executing the program is explicitly stated in the user program program is explicitly stated in the user program • Dataflow computers: data-driven mechanism allowing the...
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