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Unformatted text preview: CS231: Computer Ar chitectur e I Mar a J. Gar zar n Spr ing 2008 Introduction to CS231 2 Cour se Or ganization Course website: http:/ / www.cs.uiuc.edu/ class/ sp08/ cs231/ Office hours, policies, schedule, etc. posted A tentative set of lecture notes will be posted Modifications may take place right up to, or during lecture. Therefore you should download the class notes after a lecture I nstructor: Maria J. Garzaran Office: 4308 Email: garzaran at cs.uiuc.edu Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:00 am to noon Web page: http:/ / polaris.cs.uiuc.edu/ ~garzaran TAs: Office: 0212 SC Email: ta231@cs.uiuc.edu Josh Smith (Office hours: TBA) Rajhans Samdani (Office hours: TBA) Jin Tae Kwak Introduction to CS231 3 Cour se Objectives C After taking this course, you will: Learn how to design digital (i.e. boolean) circuits Have a high-level understanding of how to design a general-purpose computer: I ts hardware components What they are built from How to design them Also, how to design digital circuits other than computers Understand some of the important ideas for designing more complex computers. Introduction to CS231 4 Cour se Or ganization Lectures Monday and Wednesday 10:00 to 10:50 am. Review Session Friday 10:00 to 10:50 am Textbook Logic and Computer Design Fundamentals, 4rd Edition by M. Morris Mano and Charles R. Kime. Published by Prentice-Hall, 2008. ISBN: 0-13-600158-0 We will mark which section in the book corresponds to the material covered in each lecture Lecture notes are enough to do the homeworks and the exams, but reading the book is highly recommended Introduction to CS231 5 Cour se Or ganization Daily Quizzes: There will be a quizz after every lecture. You can try each quiz multiple times until the due date. The quizz will be due: 10 am Wed for the quizz on Monday class 10 am Friday for the quizz on Wed class There is a quizz 0 after this class. I t is a fake quizz, just to test that things will work fine for the real quizzes. Introduction to CS231 6 Cour se Or ganization Weekly Homeworks: Will be posted on Mondays and due the following Monday. Homeworks will be accepted up to two days late, with a 10% penalty for each late day. You may make only one submission per problem set (i.e., you may not turn in most of the problems on time and then a few more the next day). To submit the homeworks:- Hand it to the TA- Slide it under the TA office door (0212) when no one is there -- DO NOT place in the bins outside the door Introduction to CS231 7 Cour se Or ganization Exams: There will be two midterms and a final. Midterms will cover the material since the previous midterm....
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