CSE 123C.001 1-28-08

CSE 123C.001 1-28-08 - CSE123C 28 January 2008 In addition...

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CSE123C 28 January 2008 In addition to the slides on HuskyCT Announcements: Get engineering account before lab on Wednesday Homework 1 posted tomorrow and due before next lab No office hours tomorrow Notes: Everything is represented as 1 or 0 because it’s like an on/off switch Memory Terminology o Bit-a single binary digit, either 1 or 0, smallest o Byte-8 bits, stores one character o Word-usually 16 bytes, size of word tells you how big the instructions can be Address is 3 digits Software o Computer Software Windows controls all the hardware in the machine Interface between the user and hardware Functions Schedule execution of programs Allocate and assign resources System security Examples-Windows, Linux, Mac
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o Application Software Programs we install and run Text editors (text pad, MS Word) Spreadsheet programs Mathematical computation tools (Matlab) Internet browsers (IE, Firefox, etc) Computer Language
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