ETT_2062 Multiprocessor Architectures 5 ECTS
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Electronics and Communication Technology

Learning outcomes

To develop understanding of architectures, operation principles, interconnection network technologies, and memory management of both shared memory and distributed-memory systems. Understanding of GPU based massively parallel systems. Knowledge of industrial real-life multiprocessor applications. Ability to model and simulate multiprocessor systems using state-of-the-art tools. Understanding of architectures of computer servers and data centers.

Contents

Classification of parallel architectures and multiprocessors: function-parallel and data-parallel systems. Processor interconnection networks: components, topologies, switching methods (flow control), and routing protocols. Task allocation and data transfer management. Message passing and shared memory based parallel programming principles. Cache coherence management and memory consistency. Multiprocessor synchronization principles. Industrial example systems.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Future Technologies
EC1
Department of Future Technologies
2016–2017
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Department of Future Technologies
DP in Computer Science
DP in Computer Science
DP Bachelor of Science in Techn.(Communication St)
DP in Information and Communication Technology
MDP in Digital Health and Life Sciences (Tech.)
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