Embedded Computer Architecture

5KK73

5 ECTS

Lecturers: Henk Corporaal & Bart Mesman

 

Embedded Computer Architecture is a 3TU master course for the Embedded Systems curriculum.

The course can also be followed by other students, like CS and EE master students, as an elective course.

The course is given in the first semester, from end of September 2012 till January 2013. 

It includes about 23 2-hour lectures and several lab exercises.

Schedule 2012

 

wk

Date

Day

lect#

Contents

Lecturer

Lab / Location

37

11 Sep

tue

1

Intro + MIPS ISA

Henk Corporaal

Aud 12

38

17 Sep

mon

2

MIPS ISA vervolg

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

39

24 Sep

mon

3

MIPS single + multi cycle impl

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

 

25 Sep

tue

4

MIPS pipelined implementation

Henk Corporaal

Aud 12

40

1 Oct

mon

5

VLIW architectures 1

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

41

8 Oct

mon

6

VLIW architectures 2 + TTA

 

Pt 1.05

 

9 Oct

tue

7

ASIP / Energy efficient processors

Bart Mesman

Aud 12

42

15 Oct

mon

8

VLIW / ILP code generation 1

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

43

22 Oct

mon

9

Silicon Hive

Menno Lindwer

Pt 1.05 LAB 1 (SiHive)

 

23 Oct

tue

10

VLIW / ILP code generation 2

Henk Corporaal

Aud 12

Exam break (weeks 44 and 45)

46

12 Nov

mon

11

SDRAM Memory & control

Sven Goossens

Pt 1.05

 

15 Nov

thu

12

GPUs

Zhenyu Ye

Pt 1.05 LAB 2 (GPU)

47

22 Nov

thu

13

Neural Network Architectures

Maurice Peemen

Pt 1.05

48

26 Nov

mon

14

Data Memory Mngmt overview

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

 

29 Nov

thu

15

Data Memory Mngmt: layer indep

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

49

6 Dec

thu

16

Data Memory Mngmt: Loop trafos

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

50

10 Dec

thu

18

Data Memory Mngmt: layer dep

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05 LAB 3 (DMM)

 

13 Dec

mon

17

MPSoC Design space

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

51

20 Dec

thu

19

Real-time Scheduling

Bart Mesman

Pt 1.05

Christmas break

 

2

7 Jan

mon

20

NoCs

Kees Goossens

Pt 1.05 

 

10 Jan

thu

21

Data Memory Mngmt: Caches

Architecture modelling; wrap up

Henk Corporaal

Pt 1.05

3

17 Jan

thu

22

Design of EmbSys using Simulink/Matlab

Giorgia Zucchelli

Pt 1.05

3

?

?

23

... reserved extra lecture ....