CSEN 402 Computer Organization and System Programming


Chapter 1

It is strongly recommended that all Chapter 1 be read. However, deep study sections are: 1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, and 1.10

After 3rd Week

Dear All, By the end of 3rd week, we have finished Chapter 1 of the textbook. Topics covered thus far are: - Introduction to Computer Organization and Design - The HW/SW interface - The 8 great ideas in computer architecture - The Power Wall, its consequences, and the transition to multiprocessor system designs - Performance: definition, evaluation, measurement, factors, and equations, CPU performance, and Instruction Performance, and finally Performance benchmarking. - Amdahl's law

Latest Material

  • Lab 1 Posted on: 5th of February
  • Lab 2 Posted on: 6th of February
  • lab 3 Posted on: 13th of February

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