Course Instructor Information
Avinash Karanth 
Professor   
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ohio University 335 Stocker Center Athens, OH 45701 Office Hours: Mon (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) or by appointment Office: STKR 335
Tel: (740)-597-1481
E-mail: karanth [at] ohio [dot] edu

Teaching Assistant: Siqin Liu
Office: STKR 305
E-mail: ls847719@ohio.edu
Course Description

EE 4683/5683 is intended to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an in-depth study of microprocessor based digital systems. It provides a basic knowledge and ability required for understanding and designing computer systems. The important topics covered in this class include cache and main memory concepts, virtual memory, multi-level caches, I/O devices, multiprocessor networks, snoopy and directory cache coherence. Graduate students are expected to complete a term-paper. The prerequisite for this course is EE 3613. For more information, please contact the instructor.