Lecture9 - 1 Computer Programming I TA C162 27/01/06 Topics...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Computer Programming I TA C162 27/01/06 Topics to be discussed Stored Program Computer Von Neumann Model Memory Processing Unit Input and Output Control Unit 2 Computer Programming I TA C162 27/01/06 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 27/01/06 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 Computer Programming I TA C162...
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Lecture9 - 1 Computer Programming I TA C162 27/01/06 Topics...

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