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Unformatted text preview: 1 Computer Programming I TA C162 30/01/06 Topics to be discussed • Stored Program Computer • Von Neumann Model Memory Processing Unit Input and Output Control Unit 2 Computer Programming I TA C162 30/01/06 The Stored Program Computer 1943: ENIAC • Presper Eckert and John Mauchly -- First general electronic computer. (or was it John V. Atanasoff in 1939?) • Hard-wired program -- Settings of dials and switches. 1944: Beginnings of EDVAC • Among other improvements, includes program stored in memory 1945: John von Neumann • Wrote a report on the stored program concept, known as the First Draft of a Report on EDVAC 3 Computer Programming I TA C162 30/01/06 The Stored Program Computer Cont… The basic structure proposed in the draft became known as the “von Neumann machine” (or model) • A memory , containing instructions and data • A processing unit , for performing arithmetic and logical operations • A control unit , for interpreting instructions 4...
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course CS SS ZG653 taught by Professor Shanta during the Spring '09 term at Birla Institute of Technology & Science.

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lec9 - 1 Computer Programming I TA C162 30/01/06 Topics to...

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