CS 433: Computer System Organization, Spring 2022

Instructor Chris Fletcher cwfletch@illinois.edu
Location SC 1304 (except first week, which is virtual)
Lecture Times
Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00pm-3:15pm
Office SC 4106
Office Hours
Mondays 3pm-4pm or by appointment

Jiyong Yu jiyongy2@illinois.edu
Office Common area next to 4th floor SC elevators (subject to change if others are using this space at the same time)
TA Office Hours
Fridays 330-430pm 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.