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Spring 2018-2019
* COS 375 / ELE 375 (STN)   na, npdf

Computer Architecture and Organization

Margaret R. Martonosi

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 - Fifth Edition

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

Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 20%
Design Project - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Problem set(s) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to First Year Undergraduates.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
COS 217.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40072 C01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M W   Aaron Burr Hall   219   Enrolled:36 Limit:60