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

Class Schedule

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1 August 26thIntroduction to Microprocessors, Number Systems, etc.
2September  2ndMicrocontroller: MSP 430
3September  9thInstruction Set Architecture (ISA) Final Groups
4September 16thMicrocontroller: MSP 430 (Part 2) Project Proposal
5September 23thComputer System Performance and Metrics (HW 1)
6September 30thMicroarchitecture and Pipelining HW1, HW 2
7 October  7thProgress Reports HW 3, Progress Report 1
October 14thNo Lecture (Monday Schedule)
8 October 21stMidterm Exam
9 October 28thMemory Hierarchy, Cache Memory
10 November  4thVirtual Memory HW 4
11 November 11thProgress Reports Progress Report 2
12 November 18thBranch Prediction HW 5
13 November 25thILP: Beyond Pipelining HW 6
14 December  2ndLimits of ILP Project Report
December  5thProject Presentations (4:30pm-9:00pm) Presentation
December 16thFinal Exam

The schedule is subject to change!