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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 1 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 COMP17021 Introduction to Computer Systems To Lecture series Dr Richard Neville [email protected] Room: 1.6 Lamb Building, Booth street East ___ References: 1: Nova 840 (courtesy of Carl Friend) , available [on line] @ http://simh.trailing-edge.com/photos.html 2: Computer System, available [on line] @ http://encarta.msn.com/media_461532731/Computer_System.html 3: Connection Machine CM5, available [on line] @ Week 1
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 2 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Q3 1. Question What is the basic structure of a computer? ANSWER(S): a) CPU; b) I/O; and c) Memory. 2. Question What do you need to add to a basic computer to use it? ANSWER(S): a) Display; b) Printer; c) keyboard; d) mouse; & f) aux. modem or network connection to connect to Internet. Question What is a: RAM ROM? ANSWER(S): a) Random Access Memory; b) Read Only Memory. NOTE: In the exam approximately 1-2 question are taken from the topics (and program examples) coved in each lecture
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 3 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Coursework 1 submission (Semester 1 week 5) Friday 26 October 2007 before 3p.m c 5 Weeks to go c actually more like 4.5 weeks
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 4 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Where do I get information? Where to get information c COMP17021 is scheduled for: c Thursdays 3:00-5:00pm in Schuster Bragg c in the Physics Building c Reading WEEK 6 c 29 th October to 2 nd of November c Web Site: http://www.informatics.manchester.ac.uk/INFO1003 c Will contain the overhead slides and aux. information c Reference Textbooks covered in Unit guide, web, and the school web site.
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 5 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Web site c Add diagram of web page
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 6 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Lecture PAGE on the web site
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 7 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Reading List on line @ http://www.readinglists.co.uk/sv/28429 CLICK: Reading List at Blackwell's: available [on line] @ http://www.readinglists.co.uk/sv/24571
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 8 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Aim of Course Unit c To provide a basic introduction to the organisation of software and hardware in a computer system c Topics include c The representation of data c Binary arithmetic c An introduction to processors and memory c Input and Output c Operating Systems and System Software c Networks ___ References: 1: Sea Surface Temperatures, available [on line] @ http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/data/sst.html 2: The Intel 8080, available [on line] @ http://www.antiquetech.com/chips/8080.htm Node Main network Link
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INFO1003 - Lecture 1 9 Copyright Richard Neville 2007 Basic Syllabus: LECTURE Week 0 Module Introduction Semester 1 – Coursework 1 STARTS . 1 1: Introduction: Some Basic Definitions; 2 3: Binary Arithmetic (1): Addition and Subtraction with signed and unsigned integers; 4: Binary Arithmetic (2): Binary Multiplication and Division; Fixed Point Representation; & Hexadecimal
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