Modern Parallel Architectures and Their Programming

Course Code:
14MPA
Academic Degree:
doctoral
Study Programme:
Engineering Informatics (P 3902)
languagestudy field / specialization
czech, englishI Engineering Informatics of Transportation and Communication - 3902V036
Form of Study:
full-time and part-time
Type of Course:
optional
Course Completion:
exam
Course Supervisor:
doc. Ing. Václav Šebesta, DrSc.
Supervising Department:
Department of Applied Informatics in Transportation (16114)
Abstract:
Basic types of computer architectures, von Neumann's model, chained architecture, processor field, close and free system coupling, systolic systems, parallel systems classification. Software level of parallelism. Super-computers and mini super-computers. Transputers, their architecture, applicability, instruction grouping. Basic features of RISC architectures. Massive parallel architectures and symmetrical multiprocessing.