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ECE 432/532 Compsci 441/541 (Spring 2008)

Instructor:   Dr. S. M. Loo
Office:   MEC 202E
Phone:   (208)426-5679
Office hours:   Tuesday and Thursday: 2 to 4pm or by appointment


Course Syllabus: syllabus (PDF)

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: ECE 332/332L

This three-credit course demonstrates the computer architecture from the application programs down to the hardware levels. The tradeoffs between the instruction set, processor, memory, bus capacity, and peripherals will be examined. Details of memory hierarchy, clock cycle optimization and pipelining will be presented.