Computer Science 250

Title VLSI Systems Design
Units 4
Prerequisites 150.
Description Unified top-down and bottom-up design of integrated circuits and systems concentrating on architectural and topological issues. VLSI architectures, systolic arrays, self-timed systems. Trends in VLSI development. Physical limits. Tradeoffs in custom-design, standard cells, gate arrays. VLSI design tools.
Sections Instructor Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
Spring 2017 John Wawrzynek 6.7 / 7 6.0 / 7
Spring 2016 John Wawrzynek 6.4 / 7 6.4 / 7
Fall 2014 Jonathan Bachrach 5.6 / 7 6.3 / 7
Fall 2013 Jonathan Bachrach 5.1 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2012 Krste Asanovic 5.7 / 7 5.5 / 7
Jonathan Bachrach 4.3 / 7 4.9 / 7
John Wawrzynek 5.1 / 7 5.4 / 7
Fall 2011 Krste Asanovic 6.5 / 7 6.6 / 7
John Wawrzynek 6.2 / 7 6.6 / 7
Fall 2010 Krste Asanovic 6.4 / 7 6.1 / 7
John Wawrzynek 5.9 / 7 6.1 / 7
Fall 2009 Krste Asanovic 6.3 / 7 5.6 / 7
Fall 2009 Krste Asanovic 6.3 / 7 5.6 / 7
John Wawrzynek 5.6 / 7 5.5 / 7
Spring 2007 John Wawrzynek 4.9 / 7 4.4 / 7
Fall 1999 John Wawrzynek 4.4 / 7 3.8 / 7
Spring 1997 B. Bose 5.8 / 7 5.4 / 7
Spring 1996 H. Sachs 5.8 / 7 5.8 / 7
Spring 1993 John Wawrzynek 6.2 / 7 6.3 / 7
Spring 1992 Randy Katz 6.1 / 7 6.0 / 7
Fall 1990 John Wawrzynek 5.3 / 7 5.5 / 7
Fall 1989 John Wawrzynek 5.8 / 7 5.7 / 7
Spring 1989 John Wawrzynek 5.5 / 7 5.5 / 7
Fall 1988 Randy Katz 6.8 / 7 6.8 / 7
Overall Rating Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
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