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Q2. Show with reference to a block diagram, the structure of a digital computer and the interconnection of various units. Explain the functions of various units briefly. Ans: COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE The internal architecture design of computers differs from one system to another. However, the basic organization remains same for all computer systems. A block diagram of the basic computer is shown in the figure below. In this figure, the solid line is used to indicate the flow of instruction and data, and dotted lines represent the control exercised by the control unit. The diagram displays the five major functional units of a digital computer, FIGURE: Functional Units of a Digital Computer Input Unit The input unit links the external environment with the computer system. It accepts the list of instructions and data from the outside world, converts these instructions and data in computer acceptable form and feeds the converted instructions and data into the computer storage for further processing.
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course FINANCE 121 taught by Professor Aktiwari during the Spring '11 term at Amity University.

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