EEL4930/5934 Reconfigurable Computing (dual-listed course)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Florida
Spring Semester 2011
Prereq: EEL4712C or EEL5764 or consent of instructor.
concepts at advanced undergraduate level (EEL4930) and introductory graduate level (EEL5934) in
reconfigurable computing (RC) based upon advanced technologies in field-programmable logic devices.
Topics include general RC concepts, device architectures, design tools, metrics and kernels, system
architectures, and application case studies. Credit Hours:
Prerequisites by Topic:
Fundamentals of digital design including device technologies, design
methodology and techniques, and design environments and tools; fundamentals of computer
organization and architecture, including datapath and control structures, data formats, instruction-set
principles, pipelining, instruction-level parallelism, memory hierarchy, and interconnects and interfacing.
Dr. Herman Lam
Larsen Hall, Room 225
Office hours: (I am also available other times; send me an email for an appointment.)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: Period 8
Telephone: (352) 392-2689
Larsen Hall, Room 331
Office hours: Monday: 1:00pm - 3:00 pm, Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00
MWF 5th period,
MWF: MAEA 303
Reconfigurable Computing: The Theory and Practice of FPGA-Based Computation, edited by
Scott Hauck and Andre DeHon, Elsevier, Inc. (Morgan Kaufmann Publishers), Amsterdam, 2008.
The Design Warrior's Guide to FPGAs
, Newnes, 2004, ISBN: 978-0750676045.
M. Gokhale and P. Graham,