Preliminary ECS201A Class Outline

Lecture   Topic                            Chapter          Date
1 Introduction, History & Trends Chapter 1 Sep 22 Disc Technology Sep 26 2 Technology Chapter 1 Sep 27 3 Performance Chapter 1 Sep 29 Disc Quiz Oct 3 4 Performance Chapter 1 Oct 4 5 Instruction Sets Appendix A Oct 6 Disc Quiz Oct 10 6 Instruction Sets Appendix A Oct 11 7 Basic/Intermediate Pipelining Appendix C Oct 13 Disc Quiz Oct 17 8 Basic/Intermediate Pipelining Appendix C Oct 18 9 Advanced Pipelining Oct 20 Disc Quiz Oct 24 10 Advanced Pipelining Chapter 3 Oct 25 11 Advanced Pipelining/ILP Chapter 3 Oct 27 Disc Midterm 1 Oct 31 12 Advanced Pipelining/ILP Chapter 3 Nov 1 13 Advanced Pipelining/ILP Chapter 3 Nov 3 Disc Quiz Nov 7 14 Advanced Pipelining/ILP Chapter 3 Nov 8 15 Vector Machines/SIMD Chapter 4 Nov 10 Disc Quiz Nov 14 16 Memory System Review Appendix B Nov 15 17 Memory System Chapter 2 Nov 17 Disc Quiz Nov 21 18 Memory System/Parallelism Chapter 2/5 Nov 22 Holiday Nov 24 Disc MIDTERM 2 Nov 28 19 Parallelism Chapter 5 Nov 30 20 Parallelism Chapter 5 Dec 1 Final: Thursday, December 8, 1:00 P.M.