Class News

Apr 14, 2010. Homework 2 has been posted. It is due May 7, 2010.
Apr 13, 2010. Slides from all lectures are posted.
Apr 10, 2010. Schedule for final project presentation has been posted. Each group should prepare a 20 minutes presentation followed by a 10-minute of Q&A session.
Mar 23, 2010. Slides from Lecture 7 are online now. [pdf][pdf (6up)]
Mar 17, 2010. Remember, mid-term project presentation will be held today in class.
Mar 4, 2010. Diagram in homework 1 has been updated, adding an extra tap that is referenced in the question. Please grab the updated version here.
Mar 3, 2010. Homework 1 has been posted. Question 4 of the homework will be posted here soon.
Feb 27, 2010. Lecture 6 slides [pdf][pdf (6up)] have been posted.
Feb 10, 2010. Lecture 4 slides [pdf][pdf (6up)] and Lecture 5 slides [pdf][pdf (6up)] have been posted.
Feb 6, 2010. Video recordings of lecture 3 have been uploaded.
Jan 31, 2010 Reading list for week 4 has been posted. Please try to read the required readings before you come to class. Also, RPG students (elec8106) must submit paper reviews for at least 2 of the 4 papers.
Jan 31, 2010 Lecture 3 slides are now online.
Jan 26, 2010 Ideas for class projects are posted in the project page. Please take a look and email me if you have ideas/questions.
Jan 26, 2010 Video recordings of lecture 1 and 2 are now available even outside the EEE network. You can find the link to the recording from the class calendar.
Jan 25, 2010 Video recordings of lecture 1 and 2 are now online. You can find the link to the recording from the class calendar. Password will be distributed in class. If you need to access them early, send me an email. Also, you need to be within the EEE network to watch the clips for now. I am working on relaxing that.
Jan 21, 2010 Lecture 2 slides [pdf][pdf (6up)] has been posted.
Jan 16, 2010
  • Lecture 1 slides has been posted.
  • Reading list for week two is posted. Please read them before coming to lecture.
Jan 10, 2010 Welcome to the homepage of ELEC8106 and ELEC6102, Spring 2010. More information about the class will be posted here as the semester progress.

While ELEC8106 is offered as an RPG course, ELEC6102 is offered as an MSc course. Despite the two course codes, the materials will overlap each other. Please check your curriculum requirements and enroll in the correct course.

Class Information

Instructor: Dr. Hayden Kwok-Hay So
CYC Rm 516
Lectures: Wednesday 1pm-3:55pm
Chow Yei Ching Building Theatre B
Recommended Textbook:
  • Reconfigurable Computing: The Theory and Practice of FPGA-Based Computation
    by Scott Hauck and André DeHon
    Morgan Kaufmann, Nov. 2007.
  • Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach
    by John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson
    Morgan Kaufmann, Sep. 2006.