Computer Architecture 1 (Distance), Fall 2012
(5hp, Period 2, 1DT016, Register for UU-11220)
Instructor: David Black-Schaffer (Office Hours: ?, P1240)
Teaching Assistant: Muneeb Khan (Office Hours: ?, P1549)
Textbook: "Computer Organization & Design: The Hardware/Software Interface." Patterson and Hennesy. Revised 4th Edition, Morgan Kaufman 2007. (Earlier editions than the 4th edition do not contain the right material.)
Course Information: (in Swedish) This course will be provided online with the exception of the last review lecture before the final exam.
- Goals: Describe function and construction of a computers components including control, memory and I/O system. Write simple assembly programs.
- Contents: Von Neumann systems; RISC and CISC architectures; assembly programming; program execution and control; memory organization; I/O systems; CPU construction.
- Teaching: Online lectures, follow up problems, lab assignments, a final exam, and possibly quizzes.
- Language: Lectures will be in English, but students are free to ask questions in Swedish.
More detailed information about the course is available in the Course Syllabus.