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Unformatted text preview: EEL 3801 EEL 3801 Computer Organization Computer Organization pring 2010 pring 2010 Spring 2010 Spring 2010 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 asic Structure of Computers asic Structure of Computers Basic Structure of Computers Basic Structure of Computers Hamacher et al , Computer Organization Acknowledgment and appreciation for various slide materials from Dr. Philip Wilsey, Dr. Randy Katz, Dr. Philip Leong Chapter 1: Introduction Computer: an electronic calculating machine which accepts digitized input information, processes the information according to a program stored in its memory, and produces the resulting output information. Many types of processor exist that differ widely in size, cost, computational power, and intended use.- desktop computers, notebook computers, workstations, enterprise stems (mainframes) servers supercomputers etc systems (mainframes), servers, supercomputers, etc. 2 Computing-Intensive and Communication-Intensive Applications Email Computer- ided Design Email Internet Browsing Games Databases Computer Aided Design Air-Traffic Control Weather Prediction Weapons Word Processing Spreadsheets Desktop/Web Publishing Designer Drugs Oil Exploration Human Genome Project Accounts/Stock Control/Banking Payroll Financial Markets Nuclear Reactor Control Exploring Space Education Machines/Appliances/Electronic Devices Art: Music, Pictures, Movies, creation and distribution The 5 fundamental omponents of a Computer System In its simplest form, a computer can be viewed as consisting of 5...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2010 for the course EEL 3801 taught by Professor Froosh during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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ch 1 part A - EEL 3801 EEL 3801 Computer Organization...

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