syllabus - CSCI 120 - Introduction to Computers with...

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CSCI 120 - Introduction to Computers with emphasis on general education Section 7 Class Mon, Thu, 2:45-4:00 pm Teaching staff Saad Mneimneh,  HN 1090F Office hours:  Wed 2-4 or by appointment Syllabus  (evolving. ..)  Introduction   what is a computer   notion of computation   computers and biology   algorithms   abstraction History of computing   early computing devices   mechanical age   electrical age, from vaccum tubes to diodes and transistors   modern computers Bits. .. and pieces   digital vs. analog   boolean operators   gates and flip-flops   main memory   magnetic disks   optical disks   flash drives Representations   binary system   numbers   decimal and binary and an algorithm   addition in binary   negative numbers   fractions   text, ASCII, unicode Inside a computer   Main memory
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  CPU, control until, registers, ALU   Bus   I/O controllers   Instruction set
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