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E C E 552: Introduction to Computer Architecture

  • Catalog Description:
    The design of computer systems and components. Processor design, instruction set design, and addressing; control structures and microprogramming; memory management, caches, and memory hierarchies; and interrupts and I/O structures.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: ECE/Comp Sci 352 & Comp Sci/ECE 354
  • Official Course Description (pdf)

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