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Fall 2009-2010
ELE 475 / COS 475   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Computer Architecture

Margaret R. Martonosi

Modern computer processor, platform and infrastructure architectures. Instruction-set architecture and high-performance processor organization including pipelining, data and instruction parallelism. Cache, memory and storage architectures. Coherent multiprocessors. Interconnection and network infrastructures.

Sample reading list:
J.L. Hennessy & D.A. Patterson, Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach 4th Edition

Reading/Writing assignments:
Homework - 4 problem sets during the semester. Project work - First half research milestone due midterm week, and oral presentaion. Another project and oral presentation in mid-December and a 10 page written report due on Dean's date.

Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Design Project - 30%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Permission of Instructor or ELE 375 or (COS 471 or it's equivalent). Seniors and graduate students may waive prerequisites with instructor's permission..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21147 L01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T Th   Friend Center   204   Enrolled:20 Limit:30