||This course introduces the following topics of parallel processing: theory of parallelism ,Hardware technologies, and parallel Architecture. The detail for each topic is as follows: 1.Theory of parallelism. parallel computer model .program and Network properties .principles of scalable performance 2. Hardware technology. superscalar processor .VLIW Architecture. Vector processor. shared memory organization. superpipelined processor 3. Parallel architecture .multiprocessor system. multivector and SIMD computers .multithread architecture Dataflow architecture.