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Fall 2009-2010
COS 375 / ELE 375   na, npdf

Computer Architecture and Organization

Douglas W. Clark

An introduction to computer architecture and organization. Instruction set design; basic processor implementation techniques; performance measurement; caches and virtual memory; pipelined processor design; design trade-offs among cost, performance, and complexity.

Sample reading list:
D. Patterson and J. Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design
D. Harris and S. Harris, Digital Design and Computer Architecture

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets. Final design project.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 11%
Final Exam - 22%
Design Project - 11%
Class/Precept Participation - 34%
Problem set(s) - 22%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
COS 217 and COS 306/ELE 206.

Website:  http://www.cs.princeton.edu/courses/archive/fall09/COS375

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
24828 C01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   Computer Science Building   102   Enrolled:16 Limit:29