Special Architectures

Semestr: Summer

Range: 2+2s

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Credits: 4

Programme type: Undefined

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Summary:

Lectures are focused on various processor architectures, their advantages and disadvantages. Embedded processors, DSP processors, fuzzy processors and neurochips are discussed in detail. RISC and CISC architectures are also discussed, but presentation is focused on correspondence between the programmer's model and the on-chip implementation.

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Course syllabus:

1. Introduction
2. Von Neuman architecture, non von Neuman architectures
3. RISC architecture, RISC versus CISC
4. RISC processors, single instruction processor
5. DSP processors
6. VLIW architectures
7. Acceleration of graphics and data compression
8. Transputers
9. Embedded processors
10. Data-flow architectures
11. Neurochips
12. Fuzzy processors
13. Java processors
14. Reserved

Seminar syllabus:

1. Introduction
2. - 3. RISC processor design
4. - 13. Presentations and labs
14. Reserved

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[1] Internet resouces

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