State Board: Georgia Exam Type: PE - Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering Exam Date: October 2010 Exam Result: Pass
Grades for CSC 540, Database Management Concepts and Systems, have now been posted. They are as follows:
Final average: 100% (A+)
Grades for CSC 520, Artificial Intelligence, have now been posted. They are as follows:
Final average: 90% (A)
Grades for CSC 579, Introduction to Computer Performance Modeling, have now been posted. They are as follows:
Final average: 98% (A+)
The course outline for Introduction to Computer Performance Modeling is as follows:
Workload characterization, collection and analysis of performance data, instrumentation, tuning, analytic models including queuing network models and operational analysis, economic considerations.
The course is being taught by Dr. George Rouskas.
The course outline for Database Management Concepts and Systems is as follows:
Advanced database concepts. Logical organization of databases: the entity-relationship model; the relational data model and its languages. Functional dependencies and normal forms. Design, implementation, and optimization of query languages; security and integrity, consurrency control, transaction processing, and distributed database systems.
The course is being taught by Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu.
The course outline for Artificial Intelligence is as follows:
Introduction to and overview of artificial intelligence. Study of AI programming language such as LISP or PROLOG. Elements of AI problem-solving technique. State spaces and search techniques. Logic, theorem proving and associative databases. Introduction to knowledge representation, expert systems and selected topics including natural language processing, vision and robotics.
The course is being taught by Dr. Dennis Bahler.
Grades for ECE 506, Architecture of Parallel Computers, have now been posted. They are as follows:
Final average: 95% (A+)
Costs: $2100 (tuition)
Finished with graduate school!
Grades for CSC 513, Electronic Commerce Technologies, have now been posted. They are as follows:
Final average: 93% (A+)
Costs: $2100 (tuition)
One more final exam to go, and then I’m finally done with graduate school!
Update: Originally, the grade was an A, but after appeal the grade has been changed.
The course outline for Architecture of Parallel Computers is as follows:
The need for parallel and massively parallel computers. Taxonomy of parallel computer architecture, and programming models for parallel architectures. Example parallel algorithms. Shared-memory vs. distributed-memory architectures. Correctness and performance issues. Cache coherence and memory consistency. Bus-based and scalable directory-based multiprocessors. Interconnection-network topologies and switch design. Brief overview of advanced topics such as multiprocessor prefetching and speculative parallel execution.
The course is being taught by Dr. Douglas Pase, who I’ve also had for CSC 501.