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CPE 323 Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems: Introduction Instructor: Dr Aleksandar Milenkovic
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 2 CPE 323 Administration ± Syllabus ± ± grading policy ± important dates ± course outline ± Prerequisites ± Number representation ± Digital design: combinational and sequential logic ± Computer systems: organization ± Embedded Systems Laboratory ± Located in EB 106 ± EB 106 Policies ± Introduction sessions ± Lab instructor
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 3 CPE 323 Administration ± LAB Session ± on-line LAB manuals and tutorials ± Access cards ± Accounts ± Lab Assistant: Zahra Atashi ± Lab sessions (select 4 from the following list) ± Tuesday 10:20 - 11:40 AM ± Wednesday 7:05 - 8:25 PM ± Thursday 3:55 - 5:15 PM ± Thursday 5:30 - 6:50 PM ± Sign-up sheet will be available in the laboratory
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 4 Outline ± Computer Engineering: Past, Present, Future ± Embedded systems ± What are they? ± Where do we find them? ± Structure and Organization ± Software Architectures
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 5 What Is Computer Engineering? ± The creative application of engineering principles and methods to the design and development of hardware and software systems ± Discipline that combines elements of both electrical engineering and computer science ± Computer engineers are electrical engineers that have additional training in the areas of software design and hardware-software integration
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 6 What Do Computer Engineers Do? ± Computer engineers are involved in all aspects of computing ± Design of computing devices (both Hardware and Software) ± Where are computing devices? ± Embedded computer systems (low-end – high-end) ± In: cars, aircrafts, home appliances, missiles, medical devices,. .. ± Entering: clothes, shoes, pens, . ... everything will go smart ± Mobile personal communicators/digital assistants ± Game consoles ± Personal computers ± High-end servers ± Clusters, supercomputers
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 7 History of Computing Time Log price Mainframe Mini WS PC Notebook Handheld Ubiquitous Ongoing: laptop => handheld 1 billion phones in 2007 => one for every human
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 8 Engineering Computers Evaluate Existing Evaluate Existing Systems for Systems for Bottlenecks Bottlenecks Simulate New Simulate New Designs and Designs and Organizations Organizations Implement Next Implement Next Generation System Generation System Technology Trends Benchmarks Workloads Implementation Complexity Applications Market
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CPE 323: Introduction to Embedded Computer Systems 9 Intel: First 30+ Years ± Intel 4004 ± November 15, 1971 ± 4-bit ALU, 108 KHz, 2,300 transistors, 10-micron technology ± Intel Pentium 4 ± August 27, 2001 ± 32-bit architecture, 1.4 GHz (now 3.08), 42M transistors (now 55+M), 0.18-micron technology (now 0.09)
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course CPE 323 taught by Professor Milenkovic during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama - Huntsville.

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