CS 433: Computer System Organization, Spring 2023

Instructor Chris Fletcher cwfletch@illinois.edu
Location 112 "Transportation Building"
Lecture Times
Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00pm-3:15pm
Office SC 4106
Office Hours
Fridays 3pm-4pm or by appointment

Rutvik Choudhary (rutvikc2@illinois.edu)
Office SC 207 (Basement)
TA Office Hours
Mondays 4pm-5pm 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.