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Lecture location/time: 166 Chem, TuTh 12:10-1:30.
Discussion section location/time: 216 Wellman, F 11:00-11:50.
Professor: Norman Matloff, 3053 Kemper, 2-1953, email@example.com.
Professor's office hours : TuTh, 10-12 except for 1/7, 1/28,
2/11, 2/25 and 3/4 (dates of campus Courses Committee meetings).
TA: Lael Heinig, heinig@cs. Office hours Tu 5-7, F 12-1,
Room 53 (TA room).
Reader: To be announced.
Texts: Computer Organization and Design (second edition), by Patterson
and Hennessy; printed lecture notes. Both texts are available at the
Please see the
official Expanded Course Descriptions for this and other courses.
LaTeX course materials
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Supplementary explanations to Patterson
Chipmunk digital design software.
Linux---free Unix for PCs.
Other pages of interest on my Web site:
Old exams. (Warning:
Please note that these old exams are not necessarily "representative,"
for many reasons, including:
In short, the purpose of placing these old exams here is merely to
give you an idea of what my exam style is like, rather than to signal
what to expect on any given current exam.
This is not a "calculus class," where one expects certain
well-delineated problem types to appear on exams.
Different textbooks might be used each time I teach a course.
I might place different emphases, or assign different homework, or
give different supplementary information during lecture.
During an exam I may correct errors, add conditions, clarify phrasing, etc.