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Computer Architecture

Princeton University via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Computer Science
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Effort 5-8 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 11 weeks long

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In this course, you will learn to design the computer architecture of complex modern microprocessors.

All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion.

Taught by

David Wentzlaff

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4.2 Based on 6 reviews

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Alex A
2.0 a year ago
Alex completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
The content of this class is really fantastic, but unfortunately the lecturer is really terrible. He's obviously a very smart guy, but watching the videos was dreadful. I had so much difficulty not being bored out of my mind during each video, as his cadence is irregular and often makes mistakes and then corrects himself when discussing rather complicated topics (which is really confusing). I also don't recommend the videos for non-native English speakers, as he doesn't enunciate words very clearly which would lead to more confusion.

Other than the bad videos, the course barely ha…
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5.0 2 years ago
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4.0 3 years ago
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Anonymous
5.0 4 years ago
Anonymous completed this course.
One of the best courses I have ever taken. A good understanding is given on the internal workings on different types of processor architectures. Unfortunately, no certification is given. I would have paid good money for a certificate and I tried to find the course at Princeton.
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