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Computer System Architecture


Provider
MIT OpenCourseware

Price
Free

School
MIT

Type
University

Instructors
Dr. Joel Emer, Prof. Krste Asanovic

Category
Computer Science

Format
Mixed

Language
English

Description
6.823 is a course in the department's "Computer Systems and Architecture" concentration. 6.823 is a study of the evolution of computer architecture and the factors influencing the design of hardware and software elements of computer systems. Topics may include: instruction set design; processor micro-architecture and pipelining; cache and virtual memory organizations; protection and sharing; I/O and interrupts; in-order and out-of-order superscalar architectures; VLIW machines; vector supercomputers; multithreaded architectures; symmetric multiprocessors; and parallel computers.