Archive for the 'Problem Sets' Category

Problem Set 8, Cache

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Problems 7.2-7.5, 7.9, 7.10, 7.16

Due: 24 April.

Problem Set 7, Performance

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

Just a few problems from the book to prepare you for questions about performance. Problem Set 7

Problem Set 6, Floating Point

Monday, March 5th, 2007

A few problems to help you learn about representing numbers in floating point. Problem Set 6

Problem Set 5, Fun with circuits

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

This problem set will give you a chance to think about the wonders of gates and multiplexers. Problem Set 5.

Problem Set 4, More Programming

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

In problem set 4 you’ll wrestle with writing your own programs and think about the various representations for numbers. Feel free to work together in small teams on this assignment but the work you turn in should be your own. Include in the comments at the top of your program the names of the other students on your team. This is due before class on Thursday 1 March.

You should email your answers to our TA. Attach the files for the 3 problems to your email along with examples from the simulator running it.

Problem Set 3, Begin Programming

Monday, February 5th, 2007

Problem Set 3 is now available and due Friday 16 February.

Problem Set 2 on the Instruction Set

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Problem Set 2 will help you wrestle with the instruction set concepts in the next lectures. These are due before class on Thursday 1 February. Solutions

Problem Set 1 on Information and Representation

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

Here are some problems to help you think through the material in the next two lectures. These are due before class on Tuesday 23 January. Solutions