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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 4102 [0.5 credit]

Performance Engineering

Techniques based on measurements and models, for predicting and evaluating the performance of computer systems. Instrumentation. Simple queueing models and approximations. Techniques for modifying software designs to improve performance.
Also offered at the graduate level, with additional or different requirements, as SYSC 5101, for which additional credit is precluded.
Prerequisites: STAT 3502, and (SYSC 3001 or SYSC 4001).
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory/problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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