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Unformatted text preview: omputer Organization and rchitecture opic: Introduction omputer Organization and rchitecture Topic: Introduction Tathagata Bhattacharjee Architecture & Organization Architecture is those attributes visible to the programmer ¡ Instruction set, number of bits used for data representation, I/O mechanisms, addressing techniques. ¡ These attributes have direct impact on logical execution of a program. Organization is how features are implemented ¡ Hardware details known to the programmer. ¡ Control signals, interfaces, memory technology. Tathagata Bhattacharjee Architecture & Organization e.g. Is there a multiply instruction? This is related to the the issues of computer architecture. e.g. Is there a hardware multiply unit or is it done by repeated addition? This is related to the the issues of computer organization. Tathagata Bhattacharjee Architecture & Organization ¡ Many computer manufacturers offer a family of computer models, all with the same architecture but with different organization, they differ in price and...
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course ECON 2023 taught by Professor Johnson during the Summer '11 term at FAU.

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