COMPUTR ARCHITECTURE CSC 7080
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080 7080 Computer Architecture Spring 2011 Syllabus Department of Computer Science Louisiana State University Class Time 8 Location Tuesdays 510800pm 225 Tureaud Hall Instructor Prof Konstantin Busch O ice 286 Coates Hall Phone 5787510 Email busch at csc lsu edu Of ce Hours Monday 100200pm Thursday 100200pm Textbook required Computer Architecture A Quantitative Approach John L Hennessy and David A Patterson ISBN13 9780123704900 ISBN10 012 3704901 Prerequisites It is desirable to have a basic background in the topics computer organization pipeline design memory hierarchies digital design Course Goals The course goal is to cover fundamental ideas and approaches in modern computer architecture To teach issues involved in CPU design and memory hierarchies To introduce basic concepts such as pipeline design instruction level parallelism and cache coherence protocols Topics Covered Introduction to fundamentals of Computer Design Chapter 1 Pipelining Appendix A Instruction Set Principles Appendix B Instruction Level Parallelism Chapter 2 Limits of Instruction Level Parallelism Chapter 3 Multiprocessors and ThreadLevel Parallelism Chapter 4 Memory Hierarchy Review Appendix C Memory Hierarchy Design Chapter 5 Storage Systems Chapter 6 Grading o Homework assignments 20 There will be about 4 homework assignments 0 Computer projects 20 There will be a software project where you will simulate a pipelined computer architecture 0 Paper presentation 10 Each student will give a lOminute presentation in class of a paper selected from conference proceedings or journals on a topic related to computer architecture 0 Midterm Exam 25 0 Final Exam 25 Grade scale A 10090 Note that a D grade is not a passing grade for graduate students Academic Integrity No cheating will be tolerated LSU Honor Code governs all work in this course Unless indicated otherwise all written work handed in must be done only by the individual whose name appears on the document Regarding student cooperation on the homework assignments you may discuss with other students the homework problems however what you submit must be your own solutions Your instructor is authorized to give you help on all work help will not be given if it provides unfair advantage Any deviation from these guidelines will result to severe measures such as lowering the grade or failing the course and the appropriate authorities on campus will be notified