Working Calendar: ESE534, Spring 2014

Wk Lect. Date Lecture Slides Due Ref.
1 1/15 W No Class (first meeting 1/22 [intended])
2 1/20 M No Class: MLK Holiday
1/22 W No Class: Penn Snow Day
3 1 1/27 M Intro/Overview ppt pdf read
2 1/29 W Universality, Gates, and Logic ppt pdf read
4 3 2/3 M Arithmetic ppt pdf read
4 2/5 W Sequential Logic ppt pdf HW1 read
5 5 2/10 M Costs and Change, MOS Scaling ppt pdf read
6 2/12 W Energy, Power, and Reliability ppt pdf HW2 read
6 7 2/17 M Interconnect and ALUs ppt pdf read
8 2/19 W Memory ppt pdf HW3 read
7 9 2/24 M Area/Time Tradeoffs, Programmable Architectures, and Virtualization ppt pdf read
10 2/26 W Instructions ppt pdf HW4 read
8 11 3/3 M Instruction Space Modeling 1 ppt pdf read
12 3/5 W Instruction Space Modeling 2 ppt pdf HW5.1 read
9 13 3/17 M Compute 1: LUTs ppt pdf read
14 3/19 W Compute 2: ALUs and PLAs ppt pdf HW5.2 read
10 15 3/24 M Empirical Cost Comparisons ppt pdf read
16 3/26 W Interconnect 2: requirements and implications ppt pdf HW6 read
11 17 3/31 M Interconnect 3: Richnesss (fixed wire schedule) ppt pdf read
18 4/2 W Interconnect 4: switching requirements ppt pdf HW7 read
12 19 4/7 M Interconnect 5: linear population and mesh ppt pdf read
20 4/9 W Interconnect 6: buffering and MoT ppt pdf HW8 read
13 21 4/14 M Retiming ppt pdf read
22 4/16 W Time Multiplexing ppt pdf HW9 read
14 23 4/21 M Control ppt pdf read
24 4/23 W Specialization ppt pdf FM1 read
15 25 4/28 M Interconnect 7: Dynamically Switched Interconnect ppt pdf read
26 4/30 W Defect and Fault Tolerance ppt pdf FM1 read
5/12 M Finals Final Project

This working calendar is on the web: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~ese534/spring2014.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