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

Class Schedule

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1 August 27thIntroduction to Microprocessors, Number Systems, etc.
2September  3thMicrocontroller: MSP 430
3September 10thInstruction Set Architecture (ISA) Final Groups
4September 17thMicrocontroller: MSP 430 (Part 2) Project Proposal
5September 24thComputer System Performance and Metrics HW 1
6 October  1ndMicroarchitecture and Pipelining HW 2
7 October  8thProgress Reports HW 3, Progress Report 1
October 15thNo Lecture
8 October 22rdMidterm Exam
9 October 29thMemory Hierarchy, Cache Memory
10 November  5thVirtual Memory HW 4
11 November 12thILP: Beyond Pipelining Progress Report 2
12 November 19thBranch Prediction HW 5
13 November 26thLimits of ILP HW 6
14 December  3thProject Presentations Presentation
December 10thFinal Exam Project Report

The schedule is subject to change!