CSC 211 PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE

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CSC 211: PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE

Basic concepts of simple machine architecture, major components, functional relationship between the components of the processing units (controls, memory and A.L.U) stored program concepts, representation of instruction in computer memory, addressing, instruction cycle. Computer design: organization, design operation and programming assemblers, program loaders and relocation. Levels of machine design; gates; register and processor levels. CPU design, instruction sets, von Neumann architecture, multiplication and division algorithms and implementation, floating point processors. Parallelism, multiprocessor etc. control unit design, hardwired and micro-programmed control. Memory design, hierarchical memory design, cache, associative and inter leaved memory