CS 2810: Computer Organization and Architecture

Spring 2020 Reading Topics
Jan 6–10 Ch 1.1–1.4 abstraction, performance, Linux
Jan 13–17 Ch 1.5–1.7, 2.1–2.4 assembly language
Jan 20–24 (MLK Day) Ch 2.5–2.9
Jan 27–31 Ch 2.11–2.14
Feb 3–7 Ch 3.1–3.5 numbers and math
Feb 10–14 Ch 3.6, 3.9 Midterm exam
Feb 17–21 (Presidents’ Day) Ch 4.1–4.5 hardware and CPU design
Feb 24–28 Ch 4.6–4.9
Mar 2–6 Ch 4.10, 4.12
Mar 9–13 Ch 5.1–5.7 memory, caching, virtual memory
Mar 16–20 (Spring break) no class
Mar 23–27 Ch 5.8, 5.13, 5.15
Mar 30–Apr 3 Ch 6.1–6.4 parallelism
Apr 6–10 Ch 6.5–6.7
Apr 13–17 Ch 6.12
Apr 20–24 (Wednesday last day) 8-bit computers

Changes to the schedule will be announced in class.


Resources

git and ssh

Screencasts

Assembly language

Midterm exam practice

Last Updated 01/14/2020