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Fall 2011-2012
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

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets. Final design project. Students read 40 pages/week

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.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22642 C01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Lewis Library   134   Enrolled:20 Limit:34