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Spring 2008-2009
ELE 583 / COS 583  

Great Moments in Computing

Douglas W. Clark
Margaret R. Martonosi

This course will cover some pivotal developments in computing, including hardware, software, and theory. Material will be covered by reading seminal papers, patents, and descriptions of highly-influential architectures. Emphasis on deep understanding of the discoveries and inventions that brought computer systems to where they are today. Discussion-oriented class will focus on in-depth analysis of readings. Final project or paper required. Graduate students and advanced undergraduates from ELE, COS, and related fields welcome.

Sample reading list:
Wilkes, Turing, Von Neumann and others, Selected original works
See instructor for complete list

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42413 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   Friend Center   112   Enrolled:8 Limit:25