Computation Structures – Part 2: Computer Architecture

Computation Structures – Part 2: Computer Architecture

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  • 12 Sequences
  • Introductive Level
  • Starts on November 16, 2015
  • Ends on February 7, 2016

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Syllabus

  • The design of an instruction set for computer systems
  • How to translate high-level programs into sequences of computer instructions
  • The design of the datapath and control logic for a 32-bit computer
  • The role of caches in the memory hierarchy

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • Chris Terman
  • Steve Ward
  • ​Silvina Hanono Wachman

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