Spring 2024

Seminar: Advanced and Alternative Memory Systems

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-461


Lillian C. Pentecost (Section 01)


This course surveys emerging and alternative memory system technologies and design paradigms.  Key concepts include in-memory and near-memory computation, embedded non-volatile memory technologies, and memory organization and policies for hardware accelerators.  Students will engage with research papers and complete a final project of their choosing.

Requisite: COSC-171, COSC-211 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester: Assistant Professor Pentecost.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference is given to majors.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Quantitative reasoning


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Fall 2016, Spring 2024