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Week 1 Lecture - CSE 331 Computer Organization and Design...

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CSE331 W01.1 KB Spring 08 PSU CSE 331 Computer Organization and Design Spring 2008 Week 1 Section 1 & Section 2 Course material on ANGEL: cms.psu.edu a dapted from D. Patterson slides with additional credits to M. J. Irwin & Y. Xie
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CSE331 W01.2 KB Spring 08 PSU Course Administration Instructors (section 1 & section 2): Kabekode V Bhat ( kbhat@cse.psu.edu ) 111H IST Bldg Office Hours: Albert Tannous: (amt974 @.psu.edu ) 343D IST Bldg OH’s: Web: ANGEL, cms.psu.edu Lab: Accounts on CSE machines in 218 IST Texts: Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface, 3 rd Edition , Patterson and Hennessy VHDL Starter’s Guide , 2 nd Edition , Yalamanchili
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CSE331 W01.3 KB Spring 08 PSU Grading Information Grading components Exam #1 ~20% - Thursday, February 14, 6:30 – 7:45pm, 26 Hosler Exam #2 ~20% - Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 7:45, 26 Hosler Final Exam ~30% - Section 1 and 2 : TBD Homeworks/Programming Assignments ~25% Quizzes (in-class & ANGEL) & class participation ~ 5% May award outstanding participation points (limit 2) CSE 331 is a “ C required course ” for both CmpSc and CmpEng majors Email instructor ASAP if you have a conflict !
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CSE331 W01.4 KB Spring 08 PSU Grading Policies Assignments will be submitted electronically through ANGEL and must be submitted by 5:00pm on the due date. No late assignments accepted. Most programming assignments will follow the “pair programming” paradigm Duplicate assignments will earn a grade of zero. The second offense will result in a final course grade of F. Grades will be posted on the ANGEL website See Albert (TA) about questions on the assignments ; see instructor (KB) about grading questions on the exams Must submit email request for change of grade after discussions with the TA or instructor April 30 deadline for filing grade corrections; no requests for grade changes/updates will be accepted beyond that date
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CSE331 W01.5 KB Spring 08 PSU What is Pair Programming? Two programmers work side-by-side at one computer continuously collaborating on the same design, algorithm, code, or test The fourteen principles of pair programming Share everything Play fair – take turns “driving”, when not “driving” don’t be a passive observer, be active and engaged Don’t hit people – stay on task (so no reading email or surfing) Take a nap (or a break from working together) every afternoon Why do it? Has been shown to improve productivity and the quality of software http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id =Communications%20of%20the%20ACM
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CSE331 W01.6 KB Spring 08 PSU Course Goals and Structure Introduction to the major components of a computer system, how they function together in executing a
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