CS 433: Computer System Organization, Spring 2018

Instructor Chris Fletcher cwfletch@illinois.edu
Location Siebel 1109
Lecture Times
Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Office Siebel 4106
Office Hours
Wednesdays 3pm-4pm or by appointment

Zhenxi Zhou zzhou36@illinois.edu
TA Office Siebel 4-th floor lobby
TA Office Hours
Monday, Friday 1:30pm-2:30pm or by appointment

This course teaches advanced computer architecture and systems design. Topics include: fundamental metrics in computer architecture, instruction level parallelism, memory hierarchy, multiprocessors, data parallel architectures, domain-specific architectures.

Syllabus [pdf]

The information in the syllabus and on this course website is subject to change. Major changes will be recorded in the announcements below (please check frequently).


Calendar + lecture slides [google sheet]

Piazza Newsgroup [link]

Texts, books, resources

  • Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, sixth edition; by Patterson and Hennessy
    The above information is subject to change.