Parallel Computing Architectures

Semester
First semester: PPCU, Budapest
Credit
3
Class Type
Lecture
Type of the exam
Oral Exam
Prerequisites (if exist)
Digital Systems and Computer Architectures
Lecturer
Dr. Péter Szolgay, professor, DSc
Hours per week
2

Content

Computing models
Basics of computer architectures, physical limits.
Neuman architecture, Harvard architecture, integration of sensors.
Digital signal processors – fixed point implementations; floating point architectures
Fast buses and processing, SCSI processors,
FPGA-based processor implementations,
Parallel processor architectures, instruction types of parallel processing.
Instruction Level Parallel processors, Pipeline processors,
Design case study – Design of an emulated digital CNN chip
Data-parallel processors
Structure of a cell processor
Systolic architectures
Vector architectures
MIMD architectures

Required reading

F. P. Prosser, D.E. Winkel, The Art of Digital Design, Prentice -Hall Int. Ed. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1987; D. Sima, P. Kacsuk, Advanced Computer Architectures, Adison Wesly, 1997;  I.East, Computer Architecture and Organization, Pitman Publishing C., London 1990; A. J. van de Goor, Computer Architecture and Design, Addison Wesley Publishing Comp. Wokingham, 1994; Lattice Users manual; XILINX users manual.

Recommended reading

T.Roska, G.Bártfai, P.Szolgay, T.Szirányi, A.Radványi, T.Kozek, Zs.Ugray and A.Zarándy, „A Hardware Accelerator Board for Cellular Neural Networks: CNN-HAC”, Proc. of the IEEE CNNA-90 pp.160-168. 1990.

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