227-0627-00L Applied Computer Architecture
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2017|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Abstract||This lecture gives an overview of the requirements and the architecture of parallel computer systems, performance, reliability and costs.|
|Objective||Understand the function, the design and the performance modeling of parallel computer systems.|
|Content||The lecture "Applied Computer Architecture" gives technical and corporate insights in the innovative Computer Systems/Architectures (CPU, GPU, FPGA, special processors) and their real implementations and applications. Often the designs have to deal with technical limits.|
Which computer architecture allows the control of the over 1000 magnets at the Swiss Light Source (SLS)?
Which architecture is behind the alarm center of the Swiss Railway (SBB)?
Which computer architectures are applied for driver assistance systems?
Which computer architecture is hidden behind a professional digital audio mixing desk?
How can data streams of about 30 TB/s, produced by a protone accelerator, be processed in real time?
Can the weather forecast also be processed with GPUs?
How can a good computer architecture be found?
Which are the driving factors in succesful computer architecture design?
|Lecture notes||Script and exercices sheets.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Prerequisites: |
Basics of computer architecture.