Lecture 5 - CNIT 17600 IT Architectures Functional...

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CNIT 17600 IT Architectures Functional Components of a Simple Computer
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Readings Chapter 4 NOT 4.10, 4.12, 4.14 Computer Organization & Architecture
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Objectives 3 Learn the components common to every modern computer system. Be able to explain how each component contributes to program execution. Understand a simple architecture invented to illuminate these basic concepts, and how it relates to some real architectures. Know how the program assembly process works.
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4.1 Introduction 4 Lecture1 presented a general overview of computer systems In Lecture 2, we discussed how data is stored and manipulated by various computer system components. Lecture 3 described the fundamental components of digital circuits. Having this background, we can now understand how computer components work, and how they fit together to create useful computer systems
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