Working Calendar: ESE534, Fall 2016

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1 8/31 W Intro/Overview ppt pdf read
2 9/5 M No Class: Labor Day Holiday
2 9/7 W Universality, Gates, and Logic ppt pdf read
2 3 9/12 M Arithmetic ppt pdf read
4 9/14 W Sequential Logic ppt pdf HW1 read
3 5 9/19 M Costs and Change, MOS Scaling ppt pdf read
6 9/21 W Energy, Power, and Reliability ppt pdf HW2 read
4 7 9/26 M Interconnect and ALUs ppt pdf read
8 9/28 W Memory ppt pdf HW3 read
5 9 10/3 M Area/Time Tradeoffs, Programmable Architectures, and Virtualization ppt pdf read
10 10/5 W Instructions ppt pdf HW4 read
6 11 10/10 M Instruction Space Modeling 1 ppt pdf read
12 10/12 W Instruction Space Modeling 2 ppt pdf HW5.1 read
7 13 10/17 M Compute 1: LUTs ppt pdf read
14 10/19 W Compute 2: ALUs and PLAs ppt pdf HW5.2 read
8 15 10/24 M Empirical Cost Comparisons ppt pdf read
16 10/26 W Interconnect 2: requirements and implications ppt pdf HW6 read
9 17 10/31 M Interconnect 3: Richnesss (fixed wire schedule) ppt pdf read
18 11/2 W Interconnect 4: switching requirements ppt pdf HW7 read
10 19 11/7 M Interconnect 5: Mesh ppt pdf read
20 11/9 W Interconnect 6: buffering and MoT ppt pdf HW8 BFT 32 (from part 4) read
11 21 11/14 M Data Storage/Movement (Retiming) 1 ppt pdf read
22 11/16 W Data Storage/Movement (Retiming) 2 ppt pdf HW9 read
12 23 11/21 M Time Multiplexing ppt pdf read
11/23 W No Class: Friday Schedule before Thanksgiving
13 24 11/28 M Parallelism, Memory, and Energy ppt pdf read
25 11/30 W Control ppt pdf FM1 read
14 26 12/5 M Specialization ppt pdf read
27 12/7 W Interconnect 7: Dynamically Switched Interconnect ppt pdf FM2 read
15 28 12/12 M Defect and Fault Tolerance ppt pdf read
5/21 W Finals Final Project

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese534/fall2016.html. Please, recheck the page on the web as details may be adjusted as the term progresses. Lectures notes, reading, and handouts will be filled as we reach them.


ESE534: Computer Organization