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Computer Architecture A Quantitative Approach (3rd edition = very important) Hennessy/Pattersson Morgan Kaufmann 2003, ISBN155860-724-2 (paper) or ISBN 155860-596-7 (cloth)
There are two lab assignments that all partitipants have to complete before a hard deadline. If you are following the MN2 version of the course you'll also have to write a "Microporcessor Report" paper about a specific computer system and/or CPU chip.
Thera are three (optional) hand-in assignments : Memory, CPU, Multiprocessors. You will get extra credit on the exam for each hand-in that is completed [with a reasonable accury] before the announced deadlines. If you complete them all you will be guaranteed 18p out of 64p. 32p is needed for passing. The credits are "valid" for this years ordinary exam and the following exams at Easter and August but will expire thereafter.
Written exam at the end of the course. No books will be allowed.