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cs470 - Fall 2005
Syllabus Homeworks and Exams Make sure you always show your work. This way you may get partial credit in case the final result is wrong. In any event, please try to prove your statement(s). Failure to prove things earns you only 50% of the maximum for that particular
problem in case the answer is correct, and nothing in case the answer is
wrong. In case you can't prove something show at least your attempts or
try to give an explanation of why you gave that particular answer.
- Hw1 Posted 8/6, due 9/19.
- Hw1 results: max=100%, min=89%, avg=95%, std_dev=2.8
- Hw2 Posted 10/16, due 10/31.
- Hw2 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=
- Midterm
- Midterm results: max=91%, min=29%, avg=75%, std_dev=18
- Hw3 Posted 10/16, due 11/14.
- Hw3 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=%
- Hw4 Posted 10/16, due 11/21.
- Hw4 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=%
- Hw5 Posted 10/16, due 12/5.
- Hw4 results: max=%, min=%, avg=%, std_dev=%
Labs You are required to print out the lab documentation and the lab manual available on line (see below). - The SPIM manual (needed for the first seven labs). The SPIM web page provides additional information on SPIM.
- The
*dinero*cache simulator (needed for some homeworks and labs 8 to 10) - Lab1 (
*Getting Started with SPIM*) - Lab2 (
*MIPS: The Virtual Machine*) - Lab3 (
*Control Stuctures in MIPS*) - Lab4 (
*Register Usage and Procedures*) - Lab5 (
*Memory Issues*) - Lab6 (
*Arithmetic in MIPS*) - Lab7 (
*Exceptions in MIPS*)
Class Materials - A slide presentation (PowerPoint) you can download and run on your IBM-PC
- Class notes (PDF format)
- Table of contents
- Chapter 1 (
*Fundamentals of Computer Design*) - Chapter 2 (
*Basic Organization of a Computer*) - Chapter 3 (
*Instructions Set Design*) - Chapter 4 (
*Addressing Modes*) - Chapter 5 (
*CPU Implementation*) - Chapter 6 (
*Interrupts*) - Chapter 7 (
*The Memory Hierarchy (1)*) - Chapter 8 (
*The Memory Hierarchy (2): the Cache*) - Chapter 9 (
*The Memory Hierarchy (3): Main Memory*) - Chapter 10 (
*Virtual Memory*)
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