About the Course
E0-243 will teach students about how a processor works. This is a fundamental piece of computer science since any software ultimately needs to be exceuted on a real processor. Beyond CPUs, we will also discuss GPUs and other emerging processing paradigms.
- Class hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11 am - 12:30 PM, in CSA-252.
- Instructors: R. Govindarajan and Arkaprava Basu
- TAs: TBD
- Discussion Forum: We have set up a discussion forum for the class in Piazza: piazza.com/iisc.ernet.in/fall2019/243. I will add you to this discussion forum using the email address that you provided on IISc's course registration website.
- Required textbook: Our reader is a set of research papers, as posted on the class schedule.
Additional references: You may find these books to be useful
references for various topics that we cover in class.
Prerequisites: No formal pre-requisites except undergraduate-level
exposure to computer organization.
Acknowledgement: The website content is modified from Vinod Ganapathy's E0 256 (Computer security) course website.