Course Name: Foundations to Computer Systems Design

Course abstract

The Computer Architecture and Organization, Operating Systems, and Compilers are three fundamental pillar courses for both Computer Science and Engineering; and, Electrical and Electronics engineering students. The current course presents a cross-layer view of the three pillars, which help the student appreciate the contributions, interactions and challenges related to each of these pillars from the view of the total systems engineering.

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Prof. V. Kamakoti

V. Kamakoti is a Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras. He specializes in the area of Computer Architecture and embedded systems, VLSI design and Information Security.
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Gokulan R


 Course Duration : Jan-Apr 2020

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 Enrollment : 18-Nov-2019 to 03-Feb-2020

 Exam registration : 16-Dec-2019 to 20-Mar-2020

 Exam Date : 25-Apr-2020




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Enrollment Statistics

Total Enrollment: 1510

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Total Registration : 68

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