COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE CDA 4150
University of Central Florida
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UCF School of Computer Science CDA 4150 Computer Architecture Fall 2005 Syllabus Professor Euripides Montagne Tele 8232684 emaileurip csucfedu Lecture meetings TuTh 130 pm 7 245 pmENG2105 Office hours MTW from 200 am to 400 am CSB 239 TA Hongliang Gao Tele 8233228 email hgao csucfedu Of ce hours Wednesday 300 pm 500 pm CSB 107 Website httpw N m 39 oursescda4150fallOS Course Outline This course is intended to provide students an understanding in the fundamental concepts and design principles of computer architecture The students will gain a sufficient understanding of the relationships between higherlevel programming languages and machine language Course Topics Organization and architecture of computer systems hardware register transfer notation Instruction set architecture ISA addressing modes computer arithmetic processor design for sequential execution pipelining and superscalars memory systems Virtual memory IO system interrupt handling introduction to multiprocessors Prerequisites 0 CDA 3103 7 Computer Organization Required textbook The textbook for this course is J Hennesy and D Patterson Computer Architecture A Quantitative Approach Morgan Kaufman 3rd edition 2002 Style ofClass Meetings Class meetings will not consist of traditional lectures with the instructor doing most of the talking and the student doing most of the listening Rather meetings will consist of discussions on each topic and the instructor will help guide the discussion by asking questions Grading Policy 0 20 Midterm exam7 closed book closed notes exam given in class 25 Final Exam7 closed book closed notes comprehensive exam given during nal exam week 25Design Assignments in Verilog Teams of two 25 Final project using Verilog Teams of two 5 Homework Letter grades 90 100 A 80 89 B 70 79 C Note Any academic dishonesty including but not limited to Cheating copying andor plagiarism with respect to any exam or assignment in this class will result in a gade of F following by the usual procedures for dealing with such behavior as describe in the UCF Golden Rule 39 a handbook for students The Semester Plan Tentative Week 1 Logistics team organization Introduction to computer architecture Flynn s Taxonomy Week 2 7 SISD architecture register transfer notation 7 Cost of a Die Performance Amdahl s Law Week 3 7 ISA instruction encodings addressing modes Interrupt handling Case Studies IBM 360 B5000 MIPS Computer Arithmetic Floating point arithmetic Pipelining in the ALU Week 4 Vector processing Memory InterleavingCray l Chaining loop unrolling skewed matrix representation Week 5 7 Review 7 First Midterm Exam Week 6 7 The Processor Data Path and ControlUnit Pipeleined Execution Pipeline data path Week 7 Pipeline Data Hazards Control Hazards Exception Handling Week 8 ILPSuperscalars ScoreboardingCDC6600 Tomasulo39s Algorithm MIPS and IA64 Architectures Week 9 7 Systolic Arrays and Data Flow Architectures Week 10 Review Second Midterm Exam Week 11 Cache Memory Virtual Memory Week 12 IO Devices and Performance Measures RAID Week 13 7 Detecting Parallelism in Programs Multiprocessors Week 14 7 Interconnection Networks Review Final Exam December 6th 2005 Important Dates Classes Begin August 22nd Withdrawal Deadline is October 14th Classes End December 3 Summer Holidays are Labor Day Sent 5 Veteran s November 11 Thanksgiving Nov 24 26