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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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CIS 451 - Computer Architecture

This course will survey advanced computer architecture techniques such as branch prediction, super-scalar, multiprocessors and multicomputers. It will also compare CPU design options (such as CISC vs. RISC) and discuss the effects of these options on performance. Prerequisites: (CIS 351 or EGR 326) and admitted to CIS major or EGR major standing.

Credits: 3

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