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|CPSC 231 - Computer Organization and Architecture|
This course introduces computer organization and architecture. Topics include computer abstractions and technology, characteristics of good computer architecture, instruction set architecture, Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC), Complex Instruction Set Computer (CISC), processor datapath and control, pipelining, hyper-threading, memory systems, I/O systems, bus, multiprocessors, parallel computers, and Flynn's Taxonomy. Students gain hands-on experience throuhg a series of assembly level programming lab assignments using a simulator of a simple machine. |
Please note: You must register separately in lecture and lab components.
Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory