Inf3 Computer Architecture - 2015-16
- Assignment2 is out. Due 25-3-2016
- Assignment1 is out. Due 22-2-2016
- 1st lecture is Monday, 11th January 2016 at 10:00.
Lectures: Mondays and Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:50am, Lecture Theatre 1, 7 Bristo Square
Hennessy and Patterson Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach (5th edition)
4th edition is also acceptable.
You are strongly advised
to obtain a copy of the textbook as
there are no printed lecture notes for this module
There will be two programming assignments, which (in total) will contribute 25% of the overall mark for this course.
In this assignment, which will contribute 12.5% of you overall mark, you will simulate various branch
predictors and integrate them with the simulator provided.
Out 4-2-2016; Due 22-2-2016
In this assignment, which will contribute 12.5% of your overall mark,
you will integrate a parameterised cache and two prefetchers into the simulator provided.
Out 4-3-2016 Due 25-3-2016
Additional information and useful resources:
- Formative Feedback: Formative feedback for the CAR course will be provided through oral feedback provided during tutorials.
- Course Descriptor: Here
you can find assessment information, a link to a timetable covering
tutorials and lectures, and other useful info.
- Past exam papers: You can find past papers in the
ITO past papers repository.
- Course Questionnaire: Mid-semester questionnaire
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