This is an introductory computer architecture course for beginners. We will start out with a discussion on binary representations, and a discussion on number systems (1’s complement and 2’s complement). Then, the course will move on to discuss assembly languages, and computer arithmetic. Once, we are done with the fundamentals, we shall look at the design of a simple processor, concepts of pipelining, and the design of a modern memory system.
2nd year UG students
Intel, AMD, IBM, Oracle, NVidia, Fujitsu
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Smruti R. Sarangi is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department at IIT Delhi. He has a Ph.D in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, and a B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur. Prior to his appointment as a faculty member in IIT Delhi in 2011, he spent 5 years working for IBM Research Labs, and Synopsys Research. He has published 60 papers in prestigious international conferences and journals, and holds 5 US patents. He is a member of the IEEE and ACM.
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Week 1 : Introduction to Computing
Week 2 : Number Systems
Week 3 : Floating Point Numbers
Week 4 : Assembly Language – I
Week 5 : Assembly Language – II
Week 6 : Algorithms for Binary Addition
Week 7 : Algorithms for Multiplication and Division
Week 8 : Processor Design
Week 9 : Pipelining – I
Week10 : Pipelining – II
Week 11 : Memory Systems – Caches
Week 12 : Virtual Memory
BOOKS AND REFERENCES:
Computer Organisation and Architecture, Smruti R. Sarangi, McGrawHill (2015)