Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering George Mason University Volgenau School of IT & Engineering

Class Schedule

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1August 30thIntroduction to Microprocessors, Number Systems, etc.
2September  6thProject Introduction
3September 13thInstruction Set Architecture (ISA)
4September 20thMicrocontroller: MSP 430 HW 1
5September 27thAssembly Language x86 Project Proposal
6 October  4thComputer System Performance and Metrics HW 2
October 11thNo Lecture
7 October 18thMicroarchitecture and Pipelining Progress Report 1
8 October 25thMemory Hierarchy, Cache Memory HW 3
9 November  1stMidterm Exam
10 November  8thVirtual Memory HW 4
11 November 15thILP: Beyond Pipelining Progress Report 2
12 November 22ndBranch Prediction
13 November 29thLimits of ILP HW 5
14 December  6thProject Presentations Project Report
December 13thFinal Exam

The schedule is subject to change!