Lecture01_Ch1_Intro

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Chapter 1 Introduction This presentation is based upon information located at: http://computerscience.jbpub.com/ecoa/2e/ RIT, 2008 V1.4
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2 Introductions Engineering Fundamentals of Computer Systems Pair up Introduce your partner Name Home town Fun personal fact Cell phone brand and model Trade contact information
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3 Contact MyCourses Lectures notes Home work and solutions Quiz solutions Grades Office Hours Rm 9-3471 (shared with Ray Ptucha) Monday: 5:30-6:30 After Class or by appointment 281-4746 (cell)
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Office 4 Class Office
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5 Course Objective Fundamental appreciation for how a computer system executes software. Machine level data representations HW controllers, microcode controllers Karnaugh and mathematical design minimization Virtual memory Cache technology I/O Assembly Error detection and correction Data compression
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Textbooks Free Electronic albert.rit.edu/record=b1886626~S3 Hard Copy Optional L. Null and J. Lobur, The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., 2006 (ISBN 0-7637-3769-0). New $106 6
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Grading 8 Quizzes 42% best 7 graded (6% each) 9 Homeworks 35% best 7 graded (5% each) Final 20% Class Participation 3% Final Grade: Curve applied, logical groupings/clustering of students. Target class average: 80 - B 7
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8 Quizzes & Tests Quizzes last ½ of class on Thursday: Simple calculators allowed on most quizzes - buy one No computers or cell phones. Hand written note sheet. Final Single sheet, 1 or 2 sided, hand written 8.5x11 notes Non-programmable calculator that cannot do base conversions allowed No computers, no cell phones Optional review will be held before the test.
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9 Homework First 2 online – MyCourses “Quiz” All other must be hand written, on paper Will be graded, corrections provided Due at start of class Tuesday Or in Computer Engineering Office with a time stamp from the secretary Keep a copy of your work Answers posted Wednesday morning No late homework accepted Compare your work against the solutions
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10 Questions?
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11 Lecture 1 Why study architecture History Units of measure Moore’s law The computer as a layered system
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12 Computers 1800’s mathematicians who create logarithmic, trigonometric and other mathematical tables for pay. They “computed” the answers Where you thinking of something else?
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13 Why study computer organization? Software design affects hardware performance Understand time, space, and price tradeoffs Design better programs Applications Compilers Operating systems Device drivers
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14 Hardware and Software Equivalence Anything that can be done with software can also be done with hardware.
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