# EE 4755 - What's New

 7 December 2018, 18:07:42 CST Grading Update 2: Final Exam Grades Ready The range was [94,24], with a median of 45. To see the final exam grades, and also homework and course work averages, click here. I'll need to consult with the pillow before deciding on course grades. The next grading update will be posted by 18:00 tomorrow.

 6 December 2018, 16:58:29 CST Grading Update 1: Grading will start in a few minutes. Final exam grades should be available tomorrow. The next grading update will be posted by tomorrow 18:00.

 5 December 2018, 17:39:57 CST Grading Update 0: Linked the Final Exam to the assignments and exams page. Grading will start some time tomorrow, after grading for GPU Programming is finished. The next grading update will be posted tomorrow by about 17:00, if I remember. Good luck on all of your exams!

 30 November 2018, 19:15:23 CST Linked the complete Homework 8 solution. A solution to Problem 1 of last year's final will be posted over the weekend.

 30 November 2018, 10:54:59 CST Linked the Final Exam review slides to the lectures page. Also fixed the minor problems in the partial Homework 8 solution. A complete solution will be posted later today.

 29 November 2018, 19:09:20 CST Linked a partial Homework 8 solution to the assignments and exams page. The solution lacks a complete cost and timing analysis, but the critical path is shown.

 27 November 2018, 18:15:10 CST Added a solution to Problem 5 to the 2017 Final Exam solution. Only Problem 1 currently lacks a solution. That will be posted in a few days.

 27 November 2018, 17:54:30 CST Added Event Queue slides and Integer Compression demo code to the lectures page.

 19 November 2018, 17:37:28 CST Homework 8 assigned, due Tuesday, 27 November 2018. Also linked the Homework 7 solution to the assignments and exams page.

 13 November 2018, 18:15:06 CST In the sequential multipliers demo-notes added cost analyses and synthesis data for several multipliers, plus a diagram and description of the workfront multiplier. Also added some analysis and data to the pipelined multipliers demo-notes.

 11 November 2018, 13:16:23 CST Homework 7 assigned, due Friday, 16 November 2018. An additional assignment will be given based on the modules in Homework 7. Also expect to see some final exam questions based on this assignment.

 10 November 2018, 18:29:11 CST The next homework will be assigned some time tomorrow.

 9 November 2018, 10:52:59 CST Updated the sequential multiplier demo notes and posted pipelining and piplined multiplier demo notes on the lectures page.

 29 October 2018, 15:51:58 CDT Linked the Midterm Exam solution to the assignments and exams page.

 28 October 2018, 9:49:06 CDT Grading Update 3: Midterm Exam grades ready. The median is 56, with a range [7,90]. (Ouch) A word of warning before checking what most would consider to be the most important grade: the aliases are case sensitive. After remembering or reconstructing your aLiAs capitalization, click here.

 27 October 2018, 14:39:45 CDT Grading Update 2: Midterm exam grades will be posted before noon tomorrow.

 26 October 2018, 18:08:55 CDT Grading Update 1: Problems 1-4 graded. I'm going to be busy this weekend so grades may not be ready until Monday.

 26 October 2018, 13:29:05 CDT Grading Update 0: Updated the posted Midterm Exam with the bonus problem. The bonus problem was a part b held back from the plus_amt floatig-point question. Grading will start now, grades may be available later today, or as late as Monday late afternoon.

 26 October 2018, 9:50:38 CDT Linked the Midterm Exam to the assignments and exams page. Note: If you can read this right after it was posted you are violating the no-communication-devices rule. A version of the exam with bonus questions will be posted later. (The bonus questions are the questions I cut because I thought that the exam was too long.)

 22 October 2018, 19:19:07 CDT Linked the Homework 6 solution to the assignments and exams page.

 22 October 2018, 17:13:59 CDT Added a solution to 2017 Final Exam Problem 3b (which was also part of this semester's Homework 4), see the assignments and exams page.

 22 October 2018, 10:36:57 CDT Linked the midterm exam review slides to the lectures page.

 22 October 2018, 9:23:35 CDT Linked the Homework 5 solution to the assignments and exams page.

 21 October 2018, 15:16:59 CDT Linked a 2017 final exam partial solution, that includes part of the solution to Homework 4, to the assignments and exams page.

 19 October 2018, 18:18:18 CDT Added recent lecture material to the lectures page.

 12 October 2018, 10:53:24 CDT Set the Midterm Exam date to Friday, 26 October 2018. There will be a review on Monday or Wednesday. Prepare early be reviewing homework assignments from this semester and look at the posted solutions. Previous semesters exams are also available.

 5 October 2018, 14:15:36 CDT Linked the Homework 2 solution and Homework 3 solution to the assignments and exams page.

 4 October 2018, 17:43:52 CDT Homework 5 assigned, due Friday, 12 October 2018. Note that Homework 6 is due on Wednesday, before Homework 5 is due.

 3 October 2018, 9:22:14 CDT Homework 6 assigned, due Wednesday, 10 October 2018. Note that Homework 5 will be assigned soon.

 28 September 2018, 9:17:05 CDT Linked the Synthesis of Behavioral Combinational Logic Descriptions demo slides to the lectures page.

 26 September 2018, 8:58:00 CDT Homework 4 assigned, due Wednesday, 3 October 2018.

 24 September 2018, 14:21:33 CDT Linked Simple Cost and Performance Model slides to the lectures page.

 20 September 2018, 13:05:13 CDT Linked Elaboration and Generate Statements demo slides to the lectures page.

 18 September 2018, 12:50:05 CDT Homework 3 assigned, due 25 September 2018.

 12 September 2018, 14:01:37 CDT Linked Set 020, Objects and Data Types to the lectures page.

 11 September 2018, 15:44:22 CDT Linked the Homework 1 solution to the assignments and exams page. Graded submissions have been E-mailed.

 11 September 2018, 10:10:43 CDT Improved the wording of Problem 2 in Homework 2. In particular was more careful about the use of sort2, which refers to a Verilog module, and two-element sorting network, which does not refer to any particular implementation.

 7 September 2018, 16:12:56 CDT Added Synthesis overview synthesis of combinational structural code demo notes to the lectures page. Also updated the synthesis software links on the references page.

 7 September 2018, 9:24:05 CDT Homework 2 assigned, due Wednesday, 12 September 2018..

 1 September 2018, 17:50:54 CDT Added a link to the Computer Status page to the course home page, and provided more details on how to find a suitable machine for homework assignments to the procedures page.

 29 August 2018, 18:11:48 CDT Linked Verilog review (set 005) and behavioral code basics to the lectures page.

 29 August 2018, 9:17:56 CDT Homework 1 assigned, due 5 September 2018.

 29 August 2018, 8:59:16 CDT Updated procedures, especially the instructions for synthesis, changing them from Cadence RTL Compiler (RC) to Cadence Genus.

 27 August 2018, 10:50:29 CDT Linked Verilog review to the lectures page. The 2017 Homework 1 assignment and solution can be found on the assignments and exams page.

 20 August 2018, 15:04:13 CDT Linked The first set of slides and the shifter demo to the lectures pages.

 1 August 2018, 13:06:37 CDT Set up pages for Fall 2018 semester.

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