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1 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts Welcome to CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts Instructor: Robert Koeneke HEC 328 Tel 407-823-0169 Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:30 am to 12:00 m or by appointments.
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2 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts Course Description: CGS 3269 ECS-CS 3(3,0) Computer Architecture Concepts: PR: CGS 1060C. CPU organization, current computer architectures, network file servers. Fall, Spring. CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 1. To become capable to properly use essential computer terminology (e.g., instructions, data, clock, busses, sequencing, time/capacity units) to describe the main components in a computer system, the various logical levels of a computer system, and the von Neumann computer model. Objectives:
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3 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 2. To become capable to replicate the various means computers use to represent both numerical (e.g., signed magnitude, complement systems, excess, floating point formats) and character information. CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 3. To become capable to understand the logical organization of MSI (medium scale integration) circuits such as: functions generators, decoders, multiplexers, sequencers; based on the fundamentals of Boolean algebra and digital logic.
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4 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 4. To become capable to understand the basic elements of assembly language, and to be able to write correct assembly language programs, using a simplified instruction set architecture (ISA). CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 5 To become capable to properly use the concepts of machine instruction formats, machine instruction types, endianess, and machine addressing modes contrasting commercial RISC and CISC machines.
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5 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts 6 To become capable to analyze memory addresses under direct, associative, and set-associative mapping techniques for cache, and the virtual memory schema, and to be capable to estimate the storage capacity and the access time of a typical external storage devices, such as magnetic and optical disks. CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts Textbook: Null L, Lobur J. The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, 2nd ed. 2006. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. ISBN-10: 0763737690, ISBN-13: 978-0763737696. (http://computerscience.jbpub.com/eco a/2e). This course covers most of chapters 1-7.
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6 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts References: 1. Structured Computer Organization, 5/E Andrew S. Tanenbaum. Prentice Hall. CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts References: 2. Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance, 7/E. William Stallings. ISBN-10: 0131856448. ISBN-13: 9780131856448. Prentice Hall. 2006
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7 CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts Grading Policy: Homework/Quizzes 20% First Exam 25% Second Exam 25% Final Exam (Comprehensive) 30% CGS 3269 Computer Architecture Concepts WebCT: We will be using WebCourses extensively in this class: ± Use of WebCourses Mail as the mean of communication between students and instructor.
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