Read-Me-First (and Syllabus)

EE 4683/5683 is an online course in Spring 2023. The course administration will be different for students registered for this online course. In what follows, course implementation will be explained, so please read carefully.

Course Syllabus (PDF)

Course Information
Credits: 3
Days: Mondays
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: ARC 321

Course Instructor

Name: Avinash Karanth

Room: STKR 330/335

Phone: (740)-597-1481


Office Hours: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Monday, or by appointment.

Grading Assistant: Siqin Liu
Office: STKR 305



Class Policies

Undergraduate/Graduate Grading Policy

Course Outline

EE 4683/5683 is intended to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an in-depth study of digital systems and computer design. 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 topics covered in this course are as follows:


Tentative Dates