An introduction to computer architecture and organization. Instruction
set design; basic processor implementation techniques; performance
measurement; caches and virtual memory; pipelined processor design;
RISC architectures; design trade-offs among cost, performance, and
This web page just gives basic overview information for COS375/ELE375. Additional info/assignments/interaction will be via Piazza as well as the course's Blackboard site.
Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface
by David Patterson and John Hennessy. Fifth edition.
See Piazza page for supplemental reading and links.
Lectures: MW 1330-1450, Room: Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219
Professor: Margaret Martonosi - 410 CS Building - Office Hours: after class or sign up for WASS appointment.
Colleen Kenny-McGinley - 210 CS Building - 258-1746