ECE 554 - Computer Architecture

Advanced topics in modern computer architecture including thread level and data level parallelism; massive multi-core, GPU, and vector architectures; advanced memory and storage architectures; interconnection networks; emerging chip design technologies; datacenter, warehouse scale, and supercomputing systems.

This course has online exams that require a proctor. Online proctoring is available through ProctorU. For traditional site-based proctoring, a Proctor Identification Form will be required.

Prerequisite

ECE 452 (Computer Organization and Architecture) or CS 470 (Computer Architecture).

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email onlineplus_registration@colostate.edu to learn more.

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, 5th Ed. (2011)
    David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, Morgan Kaufmann
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