High Performance Computing for Security

Course Name: 

High Performance Computing for Security (IS860)


M.Tech (CSE-IS)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Overview and history of computing. Architectural Classification schemes. High performance computing, overview and performance quantification criteria, limits on performance Design of high performance architecture, parallel vs. pipeline architectures. Pipeline processing. Theory of pipeline scheduling and implementation. Hazards in Pipeline processors. Hazard detection and resolution techniques. Static and dynamic schedules. Evolution of RISC ISAs and pipeline hazards. Interconnection Networks. Topics of current research in High performance computing.


1. K. Hwang and F. A. Briggs, "Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing", McGraw Hill, 1984.
2. John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson, "Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach", Third Edition, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Manu Basavaraju
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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