CS 4381/ECE 3382 Fall 2021

Instructor: Dr. Manikas

Text: David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design MIPS Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface, 6th edition, 2020, Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann

Lecture: T, Th 9:30 - 10:50 am

Room: Caruth Hall, Room 379

Catalog Description

Machine organization, instruction set architecture design, memory design, control design: hardwired control and microprogrammed control, algorithms for computer arithmetic, microprocessors, and pipelining.


Material Covered (tentative)

(Chapter and Topic)

  1. Computer Abstractions and Technology
  2. Instructions: Language of the Computer
  3. Arithmetic for Computers
  4. The Processor
  5. Large and Fast: Exploiting Memory Hierarchy
  6. Parallel Processors from Client to Cloud
NOTE: All course materials will be posted on Canvas.
Last updated 2021 Jul 1