(Formerly CS176)

Multiprocessor Synchronization

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Location:Kassar Fox
Meeting Time:J: TTh 1:00-2:20
Exam Group:14-DEC-2017 Exam Time: 02:00:00 PM Exam Group: 10
Semester:1 (Fall)
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Most years


This course examines the theory and practice of multiprocessor synchronization. Subjects covered include multiprocessor architecture, mutual exclusion, wait-free and lock-free synchronization, spin locks, monitors, load balancing, concurrent data structures, and transactional synchronization.

CRN: 15884