Working Calendar: ESE532, Fall 2017

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1 8/30 W Intro/Overview ppt pdf read
2 9/4 M No Class: Labor Day Holiday
9/5 T (optional) C Refresher at 6pm ...location TBD, see piazza for update
2 9/6 W Analysis, Metrics, Bottlenecks ppt pdf read
9/8 F HW1: Hello Zynq
3 3 9/11 M Basic Memory ppt pdf read
4 9/13 W Parallelism Overview ppt pdf read
9/15 F HW2: Software, Analysis
4 5 9/18 M Dataflow Process Model ppt pdf read
6 9/20 W Data Parallel (SIMD, Vector) ppt pdf read
9/22 F HW3: Dual Processors
5 7 9/25 M Pipelining ppt pdf read
8 9/27 W Spatial Computations (hardware) ppt pdf read
9/29 F HW4: Vector
6 9 10/2 M HLS: C-to-gates ppt pdf read
10 10/4 W Coding HLS for Accelerators ppt pdf read
10/6 F Fall Break (no assignment due)
7 11 10/9 M Distributed Memory and Data Movement ppt pdf read
12 10/11 W Orchestrating Data in Memories ppt pdf read
10/13 F HW5: Accelerator
8 13 10/23 M VLIW ppt pdf read
14 10/18 W Software Pipelining ppt pdf read
10/20 F HW6: Streaming Pipelined Accelerator
9 15 10/23 M Midterm Exam (in class) exam as given
solutions
16 10/25 W Project Overview: Deduplication and Compression ppt pdf read
10/27 F HW7: Restructuring C for Accelerator
10 17 10/30 M Maps and Hash Tables ppt pdf read
18 11/1 W No class -- Horowitz Talk, Wu and Chen, classtime
11/3 F Project
P1: Analysis
11 19 11/6 M Design Space Exploration ppt pdf read
20 11/8 W Energy ppt pdf read
11/10 F (Withdraw Date) P2: Design and Function
12 21 11/13 M Estimating Chip Area and Costs ppt pdf read
22 11/15 W Real Time ppt pdf read
11/17 F P3: Function and Energy
13 23 11/20 M Defect Tolerance ppt pdf read
11/22 W(F) No Class: Penn on Friday Schedule
11/24 F Thankgiving Holiday (No assignment due)
14 24 11/27 M Verification 1 pdf
25 11/29 W Verification 2
12/1 F P4: 1Gb/s and Area
15 26 12/4 M Real Time Scheduling ppt pdf read
27 12/6 W Network-on-a-Chip ppt pdf read
12/8 F P5: Final Project Report
16 28 12/11 M Wrapup ppt pdf
12/13 W No Class (reading period)
12/21 Thursday Final Exam (Towne 321, 3-5pm final schedule)

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese532/fall2017.html. Please, recheck the page on the web as details may be adjusted as the term progresses. Except for weather and other unexpected events, schedule of assignments and exams should not change. Lectures notes, reading, and handouts will be added as we reach them.


ESE532: System-on-a-Chip Architecture