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Unformatted text preview: Course Topics Thus Far Combinational Logic Problem specification in terms of a Truth Table Logic Minimization Boolean Algebra Kmaps Advanced components used for routing and selection Multiplexers: Many inputs, only one goes to the output Decoders: Input identifies the one output that is active (one) Encoders: Output is binary encoding of one input that is active Implementation Using and/or, nands, nors, multiplexers, decoders Arithmetic circuits and number systems Assembly Language Use the given instruction set to perform a given task Instructions control the different components of the computer Computer Components Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) Use our knowledge number systems and arithmetic circuits to design the adder/subtractor Use multiplexers to select the operation to go to the output Registers Implemented via memory Had to assign a memory address to the register Use to store values for use later...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EECS 203 taught by Professor Wu during the Winter '08 term at Northwestern.
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