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CPSC 121: Models of Computation Instructor: Bob Woodham Department of Computer Science University of British Columbia Lecture Notes 2008/2009, Section 203 CPSC 121: Models of Computation

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Menu March 9, 2009 Topics: Co-op: Constance Wun A Simple Computer — Lab 7 prep Reading: Today: Lab 7 (when available) Supplementary Handouts (see below) Reminders: Assignment 3 due Friday, March 13 (by 17:00) In-class (30 minute) Quiz 2 Wednesday, March 18 Midterm, Marked Assignment 2 available in tutorials — solutions posted to Sample Solutions area of the course WebCT site Lab 6 week of March 9–13 READ the WebCT Vista course announcements board CPSC 121: Models of Computation
A Simple Computer Instead of designing a new circuit for each new problem, we

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Unformatted text preview: will: 1 Implement a FSM that executes a sequence of instructions which are its input 2 Design a relatively small number of instructions that we can combine to solve many, many problems 3 Solve different tasks by changing the sequence of input instructions, not the circuit With this, we will have achieved, “Big Idea #4: Universality” (although it is beyond the scope of CPSC 121 to prove formally that we have achieved this) CPSC 121: Models of Computation A Simple Computer (cont’d) In-class discussion of the simple computer makes use of the following on-line handouts: 1 Annotated version of cpu.v 2 Summary of Opcodes for our CPU 3 A Simple Program 4 Data Bus Operation CPSC 121: Models of Computation...
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