CSCI 4720: Computer Architecture and Organization
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Thiab R. Taha, e-mail: email@example.com
OFFICE: Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center, Room 420
OFFICE HOURS: T, Th 1:00 - 1:50 PM, GSRC 420
PREREQUISITE: CSCI 2670.
LECTURES: 03W/03 & 04 M, T, TH, GSRC Room 306
TEXT: Computer Organization and Design: the Hardware/Software Interface. 3rd. Edition by Patterson and Hennessy, 2007.
The course will cover essentially Chapters 1-7 and the Appendices A, B and C from the text book; Also, the following software packages will be used: XSPIM and GSIM.
HOMEWORK AND READING:
Will be assigned to help you understand the material. Homework will be collected in lectures.
MAKE UP TESTS: No make up exams.
Unexcused test absences result in a score of zero for the missing test. Excused absences require extenuating circumstances and advance notice; the missing grade will be replaced by the Other Exam Grade.
Note: The course syllabus provides a general plan for the course; deviations may be necessary.
Academic Honesty: The Department Policy applies(see next page).