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Seminar in Computer Architecture – Fall 2019 (263-2211-00L)

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  • HW 0 is due on 26 September 2019, 11:59 pm Zurich.


Thursday, 15:15-17:00, in HG D3.2

Course Information


In this seminar course, we will cover fundamental and cutting-edge research papers in computer architecture. The course will consist of multiple components that are aimed at improving students' technical skills in computer architecture, critical thinking and analysis on computer architecture concepts, as well as technical presentation of concepts and papers in both spoken and written forms.


The main objective is to learn how to rigorously analyze and present papers and ideas on computer architecture. We will have rigorous presentation and discussion of selected papers during lectures and a written report delivered by each student at the end of the semester.

This course is for those interested in computer architecture. Registered students are expected to attend every lecture, participate in the discussion, and create a synthesis report at the end of the course.


Topics will center around computer architecture. We will, for example, discuss papers on hardware security; architectural acceleration mechanisms for key applications like machine learning, graph processing and bioinformatics; memory systems; interconnects; processing inside memory; various fundamental and emerging paradigms in computer architecture; hardware/software co-design and cooperation; fault tolerance; energy efficiency; heterogeneous and parallel systems; new execution models, etc.

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Prerequisites: Digitaltechnik

Staff Information


Name E-mail Office Phone Office Hours
Instructor Onur Mutlu CAB F 74.2 +41 44 632 88 53
Instructor Mohammed Alser CAB F 72 TBD
Instructor Juan Gomez Luna CAB F 72 +41 44 632 60 76 TBD
Teaching Assistant Rahul Bera CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Can Firtina CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Nika Mansouri Ghiasi CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Jawad Haj-Yahya CAB F 72 TBD
Teaching Assistant Hasan Hassan CAB E 78 TBD
Teaching Assistant Geraldo De Oliveira Junior CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Jeremie Kim CAB E 78 +41 44 632 24 96 TBD
Teaching Assistant Konstantinos Kanellopoulos CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Lois Orosa CAB D 77 +41 44 632 60 76 TBD
Teaching Assistant Jisung Park CAB D 77 TBD
Teaching Assistant Minesh Patel CAB E 78 +41 44 632 65 84 TBD
Teaching Assistant Giray Yaglikci CAB D 77 TBD
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