Name | Section | Office | Phone | Office hours | |
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Paul McNally | 401 | E338 | 414-229-5361 | macatck@uwm.edu | Monday 1:00 - 2:00 & Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00 |

Seyedamirhossein Hesamian (Amir) | 601 & 604 | E280 | - | hesamian@uwm.edu | Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 - 11:00 |

Buket Aydas | 602 | E280 | - | baydas@uwm.edu | Wednesday: 1:00 - 2:00 |

Akshay Khanna | 603 & 605 | E280 | - | khannaa@uwm.edu | Thursday & Friday: 11:00 - 12:00 |

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Week # | Theory topics | Programming topics | Lab assignment | Assembly solution | Assignments due | Discussion Notes |
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W #1: 1/25/16 | Review syllabus | Introduction to assembly, MIPS, QtSpim, debug code and Hello World program. | Lab 1 | - | - | Lecture 1 |

W #2: 2/1/16 | Number systems, unsigned binary, octal, decimal, hex | MIPS code structure, clock cycle, improve code efficiency and IF statements |
Lab 2 (A)
Lab 2 (B) Lab 2 (C) |
Lab 1 | - |
Lecture 2 (A)
Lecture 2 (B) Lecture 2 (C) |

W #3: 2/8/16 | Signed number system (sign magnitude, 1's complement, 2's complement) & addition of signed binary | Simple arithmetic, multiplication, division and LOOPs |
Lab 3 (A)
Lab 3 (B) |
Lab 2 (A)
Lab 2 (B) Lab 2 (C) |
Homework 1 |
Lecture 3
Signed Binary |

W #4: 2/15/16 | Subprograms, passing arguments IN and OUT using registers (WITHOUT using stack), use of static variable and use of [subprogram_template.s] that is on D2L | Subprograms in practice and following convention | Lab 4 |
Lab 3 (A)
Lab 3 (B) |
Homework 2
Program 1 |
Lecture 4 (A)
Lecture 4 (B) |

W #5: 2/22/16 | Arrays (static & dynamic), 2's complement multiplication and logical operations and overview common issues (or mistakes) from Program-1 | Static & Dynamic arrays and subprogram in practice |
Lab 5 (A)
Lab 5 (B) |
Lab 4
Program 1 |
Homework 3
Program 2 |
Lecture 5 (A)
Lecture 5 (B) Lecture 5 (C) Lecture 5 (D) Extra Practice (E) Lecture 5 (F) |

W #6: 2/29/16 | Exam 1 (first midterm): programming section in first part of the class | More array manipulations. get_element(), swap_element() | Lab 6 |
Lab 5 (A)
Lab 5 (B) Program 2 |
- | - |

W #7: 3/7/16 | Passing arguments IN & OUT using stack. Showcase the possibilities of stack, subprogram call another subprogram or even recursion | Stack in practice (IMPORTANT LAB ASSIGNMENT / CONCEPT) | Lab 7 |
Factorial Extr.
Lab 6 |
- | Lecture 7 |

W #8: 3/14/16 | Spring break. | Spring break, no required lab assignment. Lab 7 Ext. is optional. Read announcement (3/11/16) for more details. | Lab 7-Ext. | - | - | - |

W #9: 3/21/16 | Floating point representation (FPS), addition & subtraction | Continue working on Lab 7 (passing arguments IN & OUT using stack) if you have not finished it already. Otherwise, working on Lab 7-Ext. | - | - | Homework 4
Program 3 |
Lecture 9
Lab Exercises |

W #10: 3/28/16 | Floating point multiplication | Working on Lab 8 which is about floating point instructions in MIPS as well as conversion between integer to floating point. | Lab 8 |
Lab 7
Lab 7-Ext. |
- |
Lecture 10 (A)
Lecture 10 (B) PPT 11 (B) |

W #11: 4/4/16 | 2 dimensional arrays (or matrix) | Working on Lab 9 parts: A & B which are about two dimensional arrays in row major and column major respectively |
Lab 9 (A)
Lab 9 (B) |
- | - | Lecture 11 |

- Solution to theory homework 4 has been posted [Lecture 10 (B)] Wednesday; 3/11/16
- Lab 7-Ext. is optional. However, if you finish this lab (Lab 7-Ext.), one of your lowest lab grades will be removed. Friday; 3/11/16
- Solution to theory homework 3 has been posted [Lecture 5 (F)] Tuesday; 2/27/16
- Solution to lab 4 has been posted [Lab 4] Tuesday; 2/23/16
- Solution to program 1 has been posted [Program 1] Friday; 2/19/16
- Solution to theory homework 2 has been posted [Lecture 4 (B)] Friday; 2/19/16
- Please read first 4 chapters of textbook. Monday; 2/1/16
- Welcome to cs315. Monday; 1/25/16