E3 - 01-1 01-1 EE 4720—Computer Architecture URL http/www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720 RSS http/www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720/rss home.xml Offered by David M

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Unformatted text preview: 01-1 01-1 EE 4720—Computer Architecture URL: http://www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720/ RSS: http://www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720/rss home.xml Offered by: David M. Koppelman 349 EE Building, 578-5482, [email protected] , http://www.ece.lsu.edu/koppel Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 14:00-15:00. Should already know: How to design a computer. Will learn: How to design a good computer. 01-1 EE 4720 Lecture Transparency. Formatted 9:18, 19 January 2011 from lsli01. 01-1 01-2 01-2 Prerequisites By Course: EE 3755, Computer Organization. Prerequisites By Topic: • Logic design. • Computer organization. • Assembly-language programming. Optional Text “Computer architecture, a quantitative approach,” John L. Hennessy & David A. Patterson, or “Computer organization & design,” David A. Patterson & John L. Hennessy. 01-2 EE 4720 Lecture Transparency. Formatted 9:18, 19 January 2011 from lsli01. 01-2 01-3 01-3 Course Content • Instruction set design. • Pipelined processor design. • Multiple-issue processor design. • Caches and memory. Topics cover modern general-purpose microprocessors. 01-3 EE 4720 Lecture Transparency. Formatted 9:18, 19 January 2011 from lsli01. 01-3 01-4 01-4 Graded Material Midterm Exam, 40% Fifty minutes, closed book. Final Exam, 40% Two hours, closed book. Yes, it’s cumulative. Homework, 20% Written and computer assignments. Lowest grade or unsubmitted assignment dropped. 01-4 EE 4720 Lecture Transparency. Formatted 9:18, 19 January 2011 from lsli01. 01-4 01-5 01-5 Course Usefulness Material in Course Needed For: • General-purpose processor designers and testers. • Special-purpose processor designers and testers. • Compiler writers. • Programmers of high-performance systems, including games. • Answering job interview questions. 01-5 EE 4720 Lecture Transparency. Formatted 9:18, 19 January 2011 from lsli01. 01-5 01-6 01-6 Slides and other material via http://www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720/ Web site also has homework assignments, exams, grades, and other material. Announcements are on course home page and available as a Web (RSS) Feed....
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E3 - 01-1 01-1 EE 4720—Computer Architecture URL http/www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720 RSS http/www.ece.lsu.edu/ee4720/rss home.xml Offered by David M

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