V22.0436 - Computer Architecture - Fall 2009

Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 - 4:45
101 Warren Weaver Hall


Ralph Grishman
office: 715 Broadway, Room 703
office hour: Thursday 2:00 - 3:00
phone: 998-3497
email: grishman@cs.nyu.edu


Patterson and Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design, fourth edition (Morgan Kaufmann, 2008)


can be accessed through the course schedule

(pages for individual lectures will be added over the course of the semester;
to see what's coming, consult  my 2008 lectures)


Mailing List:

Please sign up for the class mailing list at http://www.cs.nyu.edu/mailman/listinfo/v22_0436_001_fa09
The list will be useful for questions and announcements about the assignments.


Course goals:

philosophical: understand how a computer can be built from basic components (switches)

practical: understand how the constant quest for higher performance is affecting architecture development

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