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ECE 4500 March 16, 2010 Topics for Midterm Exam
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Ch. 1 – Overview Levels of abstraction in a computer The von Neumann architecture
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Ch. 1 – Overview Levels of abstraction in a computer User level (executable programs) High-level language Assembly language / machine code System software (OS, library code) Machine level (ISA) Microprogram / hardwired control Digital logic Wires and devices Electronic materials
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Ch. 1 – Overview The von Neumann architecture Control Unit ALU Input Unit Output Unit Memory Unit
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Ch. 1 – Overview The von Neumann architecture Control Unit ALU Input Unit Output Unit Memory Unit CPU
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Ch. 2 – Data Representation Fixed point Radix 10, radix 2, radix r Signed-magnitude, 2’s-complement Addition and subtraction Floating point Other codes BCD ASCII (and Unicode, EBCDIC, etc.) Error detection and correction CRC, Hamming codes
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Ch. 3 – Digital Logic Combinational logic Sequential logic
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Ch. 3 – Digital Logic
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2010 for the course ECE 4500 taught by Professor Luiz during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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MidtermExamTopics - ECE 4500 March 16, 2010 Topics for...

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