Archive for the ‘Readings’ Category

Reading for Memory Hierarchy

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Starting on next Tuesday we’ll begin a section on memory. Read 7.1-7.7.


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

For the next few lectures we’ll be talking about pipelining to optimize the performance of our computer. Read in Chapter 6, sections 6.1 through 6.6.

Readings for future lectures

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

We’re heading into Chapter 4 Thursday (or possibly next Tuesday) so you’ll want to read ahead.


Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Read chapter 3 with emphasis on 3.3-3.6.

Readings for Tuesday 10 Feb

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Starting next week we will dive into the hardware that we will use to implement the machine that will execute our programs.

Read Appendix B.1-B.3

Readings for Thursday 5 Feb

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Read: 2.10, 2.11, 2.13, 2.15
Skim: 2.12, 2.14
Read: A.1-A.6, A.9-A.10

Readings about programming

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Here are readings for upcoming lectures.

Sections 2.1-2.6
Section 2.9
Appendix A.9-A.10
Section 2.7