6.S084 Computation Structures (Special)

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Undergraduate Level
Units:  4-0-8
Prerequisites: none
Instructors:  Professors Arvind, Daniel Sanchez, Silvina Hanono Wachman
Schedule: TR1, room TBD
 
Description
 
Introduction to the design of digital systems and computer architecture. Emphasizes hardware structures common to a wide range of technologies Topics include combinational and sequential circuits, instruction set abstraction for programmable hardware, single-cycle and pipelined processor implementations, multi-level memory hierarchies, virtual memory, exceptions and I/O, and parallel systems.