Computer Organization


General Material

  1. Syllabus (NEW September 8 2015)
  2. Ubiquitous Presenter Lecture Notes
  3. Ubiquitous Presenter Interactive Tutorial (NEW September 4 2015)
  4. Piazza Discussion Board
  5. MIPS Assembler and Runtime Simulator Program (NEW September 8 2015)
  6. SPEC Benchmarking for Java Programs (NEW September 8 2015)

Exam Information

  1. Midterm Exam Review Sheet (NEW September 8 2015)
  2. Final Exam Review Sheet (NEW September 8 2015)

Lectures

  1. Week 1 Lecture 1: Course Introduction (pgs 2-13) (NEW September 8 2015)
  2. Week 1 Lecture 2: Computer Parts and Performance (pgs 13-38) (NEW September 8 2015)
  3. Week 1 Lecture 3: Ohms Law and Power (Handout, pgs. 39-40) (NEW September 8 2015)
  4. Week 2 Lecture 1: Benchmarking (pgs 44-55) (NEW September 8 2015)
  5. Week 2 Lecture 2: Instructions Part 1 (pgs 76-87) (NEW September 8 2015)
  6. Week 2 Lecture 3: No Class (Rockwell Collins Tour)
  7. Week 3 Lecture 1: Instructions Part 2 and the SPIM Simulator (pgs 87-94) (NEW September 8 2015)
  8. Week 3 Lecture 2: Numeric Representation (pgs 87-94) (NEW September 8 2015)
  9. Week 3 Lecture 3: Programming Practice: Logical Operations and Assembly Code (pgs 94-112) (NEW September 8 2015)
  10. Week 4 Lecture 1: Procedures (pgs 112-127)) (NEW September 8 2015)
  11. Week 4 Lecture 2: More Procedures (NEW September 8 2015)
  12. Week 4 Lecture 3: Arrays and Pointers (pgs 157-161) (NEW September 8 2015)
  13. Week 5 Lecture 1: Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication (pgs 224-235) (NEW September 8 2015)
  14. Week 5 Lecture 2: Binary Division (pgs 236-242) (NEW September 8 2015)
  15. Week 5 Lecture 3: Floating Point Computations (pgs 242-270) (NEW September 8 2015)
  16. Week 6 Lecture 1: Floating Point Continued and Real World Ramifications (pgs 275-279)
  17. Week 6 Lecture 2: Midterm Exam Review (None)
  18. Week 6 Lecture 3: Midterm Exam (None)
  19. Week 7 Lecture 1: The Processor and its Datapath (pgs 300-316) (NEW September 8 2015)
  20. Week 7 Lecture 2: Pipelining (pgs 330-344) (NEW September 8 2015)
  21. Week 7 Lecture 3: Branch Prediction (pgs 375-391) (NEW September 8 2015)
  22. Week 8 Lecture 1: Cache Basics (pgs 452-475) (NEW September 8 2015)
  23. Week 8 Lecture 2: Cache Handling (pgs 475-492) (NEW September 8 2015)
  24. Week 8 Lecture 3: Cache Design (pgs 475-492, pgs 518-525) (NEW September 8 2015)
  25. Week 9 Lecture 1: IO Introduction and Reliability (pgs 570-575) (NEW September 8 2015)
  26. Week 9 Lecture 2: Disk Based Storage (pgs 575-579) (NEW September 8 2015)
  27. Week 9 Lecture 3: Flash Storage and IO Operation (pgs 580-586) (NEW September 8 2015)
  28. (Not covered) Week 10 Lecture 1: Multicore Processors (pgs 632-640)
  29. (Not Covered) Week 10 Lecture 2: Clusters (pgs 641-645, 648-654)
  30. Week 10 Lecture 3: Final Exam Review (NEW September 8 2015)

Homework

  1. Homework Assignment 2: Ohms Law (NEW September 8 2015)
  2. Homework Assignment 3: Performance Calculations (NEW September 8 2015)
  3. Homework Assignment 4: Introduction to Assembly Language (NEW September 8 2015)
  4. Homework Assignment 5: Numeric Representation (NEW September 8 2015)
  5. Homework Assignment 6: Introduction to Assembly Language (NEW September 8 2015)
  6. Homework Assignment 7: Code Translation (NEW September 8 2015)
  7. Homework Assignment 8: Reversing Strings (NEW September 8 2015)
  8. Homework Assignment 9: Multiplying Numbers (NEW September 8 2015)
  9. Homework Assignment 10: Division of Numbers (NEW September 8 2015)
  10. Homework Assignment 11: Floating Point Numbers (NEW September 8 2015)
  11. Homework Assignment 12: Processor Design

Videos

  1. MARS Simulator Part 1: Writing a simple MIPS Assembly Program (NEW September 8 2015)
  2. MARS Simulator Part 2: Doing more with your assembly language program (NEW September 8 2015)
  3. MARS Simulator Part 3: Single stepping and breakpoints (NEW September 8 2015)
  4. The Relationship between code and programs (NEW September 8 2015)
  5. Floating Point Introduction Video (NEW September 8 2015)