||ECEN/CSCI 4593 - Computer Organization
MWF 12:00 noon - 12:50pm
||Andrew R. Pleszkun
Office: ECOT 334
E-mail: Prof. Andrew R. Pleszkun
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30pm to 3:30pm and Thursday 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
||ECEN 2350 Logic Design
ECEN 3350 Programming of Digital Systems (or ECEN 2120 Computer as
Components, or CSCI 2400)
Programming experience in C (or C++).
Midterm Exam: 20%
Final exam: 35%
||Text: Patterson and Hennessy, "
Computer Organization and Design: The
Hardware/Software Interface", Revised 4th Edition, 2012,
Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ISBN: 978-0-12-374750-1.
||Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 4:30pm - 7:00pm.||
||Friday, October 25, 2013.
Homework assignments will be posted on the course website.
The following will be strictly enforced:
Homework assignments are provided to reinforce or
expand on topics discussed in lecture.
They may also touch on topics that will be covered in exams.
It is to your advantage to work on the problems yourself.
You are encouraged to discuss homework problems with your
However, everyone must write up their own unique solution.
- Each assignment is due at the beginning of the
lecture period when it is due.
- No late homework will be accepted.
You are encouraged to make a copy of your homework before
turning it in.
Returned homework should be saved.
Any question regarding the grading of a problem set must be
raised within a week of its return date.
||There will be a project assigned to be undertaken
during the semester.
The project will be a programming assignment and may
involve a significant amount of work, depending on
you programming ability.
For this project you are encouraged to work in
groups of two.
Details about the project and schedule will be announced
later in the semester.
|Incompletes and Academic Misconduct:
||College rules are strictly followed in giving incompletes.|
the University of Colorado Honor Code for
policies regarding cheating and academic misconduct.
||To have an environment that encourages
learning and shows respect for the students in the class
and the professor, please try to abide by the following:
Some of these behaviors are extremely distracting not
only to the lecturer, but also to other students.
- Come to class on time.
Coming in late is disruptive and discourteous.
- Do not read newspapers during the class.
- If you use a laptop to take notes, use it only to
Class time should not be used for web-surfing.
- Turn-off your cell phones.
Of course, participation in class discussions is always