CSEP 548 Spring 2009
Retro prof in the lab University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering
 CSEP 548 Spring 2009
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Welcome to CSEP 548 Spring 2009, taught by Prof. Luis Ceze with Joe Devietti.

This website will be updated regularly, so check back for information during the course.


Lectures: Mondays from 6:30pm - 9:20pm

@UW: Paul Allen Center, Room 305

@Microsoft: Building 99, Room 1915


To contact the course staff, you can email csep548-staff@cs.

Who Office Hours
Luis Ceze, Instructor (luisceze@cs) by appointment
Joe Devietti, TA (devietti@cs) by appointment

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The schedule page contains links to all the course materials, reading assignments and homework assignments.

Multimedia Lectures

The audio/video page contains links to watch lectures live over the internet, and browse archived versions of past lectures.


All reading and homework assignments are to be submitted electronically via Catalyst.

All your grades will be posted via the Catalyst gradebook.

Grade breakdown:
  • 25% reading assignments
  • 45% homework assignments
  • 30% final exam

Late Policy

10% reduction per 24 hours late (rounding up). So if you submit 1 hour late, that's 10% off; 25 hours late is 20% off, etc. You get a zero if you submit after the solution is posted.


Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach (4th Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2007), by John L. Hennessy, David A. Patterson and Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau

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