University of Hawaii

Electrical Engineering

Computer Architecture I

Course Number: EE 660

Semester: Fall 2006

Times: MW 430-545


The course will cover the fundamentals of computer design and basic performance evaluation, the design of memory hierarchy, the basics of storage systems, the interconnection networks and cluster machines. We will also study some advance topics in distributed systems and networking. 

Prerequisites: Students who have taken EE461, ICS431, or equivalent courses. Otherwise, please talk to the instructor.

Main Topics:

  1. Fundamental of Computer Design
  2. Design of memory hierarchy
  3. Basics of I/O storage systems
  4. Networking and distributed systems
  5. Advanced Topics in Networking and Distributed Architecture (To be announced)