Course Info

LecturesMon. & Wed. 1:40 - 3:00 PM, 1017 Dow
DiscussionFri. 1:40 - 2:30 PM, 1200 EECS
Web Pagehttp://www.eecs.umich.edu/courses/eecs570/
InstructorThomas Wenisch
Email, URLtwenisch /at/ umich.edu, http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~twenisch/
Office4620 BBB
Office HoursM 3-4
GSIVaibhav Gogte
Emailvgogte /at/ umich.edu
Office HoursTu/Th 1-2:30, Fri 1:30-2:30 (when no discussion)


EECS 570 will discuss foundations of a multi-processor architecture, both design and programming of such machines. We will read and discuss recent advancements in parallel architectures, and learn about recent parallel processors. We will also learn a bit about parallel applications and a dvancements in parallel programming such as CUDA, transactional memory, etc., which could influence the design of future parallel processors. There will be two programming assignment, two exams, a final research project and quiz questions on the readings.

What knowledge does EECS 570 assume?

EECS 570 assumes that you can read and analyze recent papers published in top-tier computer architecture and systems conferences (ISCA, MICRO, ASPLOS, SOSP, OSDI). EECS 470 should provide adequate preparation.


EECS 570 has been supported by generous equipment donations from Intel's University Program Office.

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