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Unformatted text preview: 1 CC2202 CC2202 CC2202 CC2202 Computer System Architectures Lecturer: Lecturer: Mr. Steven Chan Kim Mr. Steven Chan Kim-- ming ming Office: Office: S1434 WK campus S1434 WK campus Telephone: Telephone: 3746 3746-- 0427 0427 Visiting office: Visiting office: 801 HHB campus 801 HHB campus Email: Email: cckmchan@hkcc cckmchan@hkcc-- polyu.edu.hk polyu.edu.hk Consultation hours: Tue 4:30 Consultation hours: Tue 4:30 -- 5:30 WK 5:30 WK Thur Thur 3:30 3:30 -- 4:30 HHB 4:30 HHB 2 Textbooks and Subject Materials • Textbooks — William Stallings, Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2007 (ISBN: 0131856448) (International Edition – ISBN: 0132017504). • References — Carl Hamacher, Zvonko Vranesic, and Safwat Zaky, Computer Organization, 5th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2002 (ISBN: 0072320869). — Rob Williams, Computer Systems Architecture: A Networking Approach, Pearson, 2006 (ISBN: 0321340795). — John D. Carpinelli, Computer Systems Organization and Architecture, Addison-Wesley, 2001 (ISBN: 0201612534). 3 Subject Assessment Subject Assessment Subject Assessment Subject Assessment • Continuous Assessment ( 40%) — — 3 individual assignments 3 individual assignments (60%) (60%) – Topics selected will be based on materials taught in classes and possibly some external investigate, observation or research – You are required to exercise initiative and information finding to maximize your marks. – You are encourage to exchange ideas and discussions with your class-mates but NOT copying. – More information will be given at later stage — — 1 Mid 1 Mid-- Term Test Term Test ( 40%) ( 40%) • Examination (60%) Both components have to be passed Both components have to be passed 4 Course Objectives • This subject aims to introduce the basic concepts and essential knowledge in computer system architectures and logic design which are needed in order to understand the functions and organizations of modern digital computers. • It will provide an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of modern digital computer systems and trade-offs present at the hardware-software interface. Applications Development Theory Theory 5 Computer systems • Two Main Components • Our course focus on Hardware Software Hardware: the collection of complex physical electronic components connected together by wires that make up the computer Software: the collection of all programs, instructions and data 6 • There are a number of levels in a computer from the user level down to the transistor level. • Progressing from the top level downward, the levels become less abstract as more of the internal structure of the computer becomes visible ....
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