MS1PRS - Parallel Computer Systems

Course specification
Course title Parallel Computer Systems
Acronym MS1PRS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 6.0 Status elective
        Condition Computer architecture and organisation I
        The goal Razumevanje: limita u paralelnom izvršavanju, paralelizma na nivou instrukcija paralelizma petlji i detekcija i primena paralelizma u hardveru
        The outcome Profound understanding of superscalar and VLIW processors, optimization for parallel execution in modern compilers and models of parallelism
        Contents of lectures Parallelism at the instruction level. Data dependencies and data dependency graphs. Trace scheduling. Speculative execution. Parallelism in loops. Loop data dependency graphs. Software pipelining. Vector supercomputers, Very Large Instruction Machines (VLIW) and Superscalar processors. Multicore processors. Hyperthreading.
        Contents of exercises Using simulators
        1. Zoran Jovanovic: Instruction level of parallelism, ATC Avangarda, Belgrade 2006
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        2 2 1
        Methods of teaching Classroom courses, education using simulators, clarifying details of parts of the course after students have learnt those parts
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
        Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 70
        Projects 0
        Colloquia 30
        Seminars 0