Course
code CC523
credit_hours 3
title Computer Design and Performance Evaluation
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prequisites CC311
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Comparison between the two major design methodologies based on ISA (Instruction Set Architecture) and ASA (Application Specific Architecture). The course covers the topics of queuing theory and Markov processes as a tool for computer system performance evaluation. Moreover, the students are introduced to operational analysis techniques regarding performance of computer systems.
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1 Week Number 1 : Introduction to ISA-based Computer Design, Sequencing and Control.
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2 Week Number 2 : Hardwired and Micro-Programmed Control.
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3 Week Number 3 : Single-Cycle Hardwired Control and Multiple-Cycle Micro-Programmed Control.
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4 Week Number 4 : Pipelined Control and Performance Evaluation.
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5 Week Number 5 : Instruction Set Architecture and Addressing Evaluation.
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6 Week Number 6 : Central Processing Unit Design.
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7 Week Number 7 : 7th Week Exam.
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8 Week Number 8 : High Performance CPU Concepts.
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9 Week Number 9 : Design Parameters Area, Time and Cost.
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10 Week Number 10 : Operational Analysis.
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11 Week Number 11 : M/G/I Queuing model.
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12 Week Number 12 : 12th Week Exam.
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13 Week Number 13 : Discrete-Time Marcov Chains.
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14 Week Number 14 : Benchmark System Evaluation.
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15 Week Number 15 : Revision.
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16 Week Number 16 : Presentation of projects and Final Exam.
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