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csee4824_f11_lec02 - 1 CSEE W4824 Computer Architecture...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CSEE W4824 Computer Architecture Fall 2011 Luca Carloni Department of Computer Science Columbia University in the City of New York http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~cs4824/ Lecture 2 Performance Metrics and Quantitative Principles of Computer Design CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 2 Luca Carloni Columbia University Announcements: Two Pre-Taped Classes Lecture #6 Regular Class Monday 9/26 Pre-taped this Fri 9/16 at 3:30pm in Mudd 535 Lecture #5 (Pre-taped) Wednesday 9/21 Pre-taped this Fri 9/16 at 2:00pm in Mudd 535 Lecture #4 (Pre-taped) Monday 9/19 Reason: Instructor is traveling to attend NAE Frontiers of Engineering 2011 workshop Pre-taped lectures will be shown as videos from the class PC during regular class time in Mudd 833 Instructors office hours are canceled for the week of September 19 2 CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 3 Luca Carloni Columbia University Q & A Will lecture streams be made available to on-campus students? Yes, starting this week Link with the lecture will be broadcasted via email The lecture of a given week will remain available until the end of the following week the CVN policy is the following: Unfortunately technical support for the on-campus students is not available for this complimentary service. keep in mind that this is a complimentary service and does not replace class attendance CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 4 Luca Carloni Columbia University Q & A I need to review some of the prerequisite material. What should I do? Refer to either one of these two optional textbooks Do Appendices C (The Basics of Logic Design) and D (Mapping Control to Hardware) of H&P COD provide a good review for the 2 nd prerequisite of CSEE4824? Yes 3 CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 5 Luca Carloni Columbia University Course Web Board ! Course web board is live and accessible from the main course web page at http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~cs4824/ e-mail with instructions will be broadcasted soon make sure to log on and change your password CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 6 Luca Carloni Columbia University Review of Previous Lecture Moores Law technology scaling and IT industry progress nanometer technologies the arrival of multicore architectures and SoCs The Stored-Program Concept instructions are represented as numbers programs are stored in memory just like data Historical Perspective Alan Turing was the first to show that hardware, program, and data are not separate entities 4 CSEE 4824 Fall 2011 - Lecture 2 Page 7 Luca Carloni Columbia University Computer Architects and Quantitative Approach Design ideas and trade-offs are tested by using tools in order to estimate the impact on performance, power and cost (an iterative process) analytical reasoning and fundamental design principles equations for basic metrics cost, performance, power,...
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