CPE 731: Advanced Computer Architecture

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					CPE 731: Advanced Computer
        Architecture
  Research Report and Presentation




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                   Purpose
• Select an active research topic in computer
  architecture.
• Example topics: speculative execution, multi-
  threading, multi-core, memory hierarchy, low-
  power processors, storage systems, high-rate
  input/output, etc.
• Survey original and recent research papers.
• Describe basic ideas and state-of-the-art
  solutions.
• Give conclusions and expected future directions.

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                   General
• Marks: 30%
  – Report           15%
  – Presentation     15%
• Timing
  – Mon 26/10/2009   Submit proposal
  – Mon 2/11/2009    Present proposal
  – Mon 23/11/2009   Submit report
                     Present project

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               Research Proposal
•   Two-page proposal
•   Specify research topic
•   Specify important references
•   Structure
    –   Title
    –   Student name
    –   History
    –   Motivation
    –   Recent developments
    –   References

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        Proposal Presentation
• Prepare Power Point slides
• Five to ten minutes
• Be ready to take notes and modify your
  research plans.




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             Research Report
• 10 to 20-page report
• Structure
  – Title Page
  – Abstract
  – Introduction
  – Literature Survey
  – Sections to describe and evaluate recent solutions
  – Conclusions and future directions
  – References

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        Research Presentation
• Prepare Power Point slides
• Twenty to thirty minutes
• Must be clear and useful presentation, must
  add knowledge to fellow colleagues.




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