EE 4312. ADVANCED MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS. 3 Hours.
Study of the advanced microprocessor architectures including 32/64-bit RISC and CISC families of microprocessors will be compared based on detailed architectural analysis of the selected devices. This course may also include: address/instruction pipelines, burst cycles, memory caching and cache coherency issues, register renaming, speculative instruction execution and other performance-oriented techniques. Prerequisite: EE 4311.