Lectuer 1 - Intro - 1 CDA 5106 Advanced Computer...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CDA 5106 Advanced Computer Architecture I CDA 5106 Advanced Computer Architecture I Prof. Mark Heinrich [email protected] School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science University of Central Florida Contact Information Contact Information • My Office Hours – Tu/Th 2-3pm HEC 433 – 407 882 0138 (email preferred – 407-882-0138 (email preferred) – [email protected] • TA: (Lek) Sirikunya Nilpanich ( [email protected] ) – Office Hours: F 11am-noon HEC 250 (and by appt) • Course website uses [email protected] Course website uses [email protected] – Check for announcements, assignments, lecture slides, etc. – Check here first if you have questions 2 2 Who am I? Who am I? • Associate Professor, Computer Science (2002) – Formerly prof at School of ECE, Cornell University – Ph.D., M.S. Stanford University, B.S.E. Duke – Research interests • Parallel computer architectures, novel architectures • Scalable coherence protocols • Active memory and I/O systems • Scalable web services 3 • Also teach EEL 4768 and CDA 6107 • Co-founder of a couple web services companies • Father, sports addict, hacker, all-around great guy! Description (Syllabus) Description (Syllabus) • High-performance microprocessor design (microarchitecture) • Goal: In-depth understanding of modern computer architecture, including the fundamental design issues and engineering tradeoffs. • Focus: – Instruction-level parallelism (ILP) – Thread-level parallelism (TLP) 4 • Prerequisites – CDA4150/EEL4768 : Introduction to computer architecture – C/C++ programming 3 Description (cont.) Description (cont.) • Textbook – Two textbooks (do the assigned reading!) – Papers & Notes (exams are open notes) • Tentative grading policy – +/- policy will be used – No late assignments will be accepted – Homework: 10% (first probably posted by next Monday) – Midterm exam: 20% (TBA, in-class) Final exam: 35% (4 6:50pm Thursday 4/29 5 – Final exam: 35% (4-6:50pm, Thursday 4/29) – Projects: 35% • 1 Warm up project 25% • 1 Research Project 75% • Eustis accounts will be generated this weekend Academic Misconduct Academic Misconduct • From http://www.goldenrule.sdes.ucf.edu/ • b. …The presentation of material which has not been studied or learned but rather was obtained through studied or learned, but rather was obtained through someone else’s efforts and used as part of an examination, course assignment or project. • e. Plagiarism: whereby another’s work is used or appropriated without any indication of the source, thereby attempting to convey the impression that such work is the student’s own. • f. Any student who knowingly helps another violate academic behavior standards is also in violation of the standard I do not expect this to be a problem in this course, however any violations will be handled as per UCF guidelines 6 4 Things to Remember Things to Remember • This is a grad-level class – RTFM (read the funny manual, more or less)...
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Lectuer 1 - Intro - 1 CDA 5106 Advanced Computer...

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