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Parallel computer organization and design

By: Dubois, Michel 1953-.
Contributor(s): Annavaram, Murali | Stenström, Per.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York: Cambridge University Press, ©2012Description: xvii, 542 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780521886758.Subject(s): Parallel computers | Computer organization | COMPUTERS / Computer EngineeringOnline resources: Cover image | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Impact of technology; 3. Processor microarchitecture; 4. Memory hierarchies; 5. Multiprocessor systems; 6. Interconnection networks; 7. Coherence, synchronization, and memory consistency; 8. Chip multiprocessors; 9. Quantitative evaluations.
Summary: "Teaching fundamental design concepts and the challenges of emerging technology, this textbook prepares students for a career designing the computer systems of the future. In-depth coverage of complexity, power, reliability and performance, coupled with treatment of parallelism at all levels, including ILP and TLP, provides the state-of-the-art training that students need. The whole gamut of parallel architecture design options is explained, from core microarchitecture to chip multiprocessors to large-scale multiprocessor systems. All the chapters are self-contained, yet concise enough that the material can be taught in a single semester, making it perfect for use in senior undergraduate and graduate computer architecture courses. The book is also teeming with practical examples to aid the learning process, showing concrete applications of definitions. With simple models and codes used throughout, all material is made open to a broad range of computer engineering/science students with only a basic knowledge of hardware and software"--
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Includes index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Impact of technology; 3. Processor microarchitecture; 4. Memory hierarchies; 5. Multiprocessor systems; 6. Interconnection networks; 7. Coherence, synchronization, and memory consistency; 8. Chip multiprocessors; 9. Quantitative evaluations.

"Teaching fundamental design concepts and the challenges of emerging technology, this textbook prepares students for a career designing the computer systems of the future. In-depth coverage of complexity, power, reliability and performance, coupled with treatment of parallelism at all levels, including ILP and TLP, provides the state-of-the-art training that students need. The whole gamut of parallel architecture design options is explained, from core microarchitecture to chip multiprocessors to large-scale multiprocessor systems. All the chapters are self-contained, yet concise enough that the material can be taught in a single semester, making it perfect for use in senior undergraduate and graduate computer architecture courses. The book is also teeming with practical examples to aid the learning process, showing concrete applications of definitions. With simple models and codes used throughout, all material is made open to a broad range of computer engineering/science students with only a basic knowledge of hardware and software"--

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