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CSCI 2272 Computer Organization and Lab (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

This course studies the internal organization of computers and the processing of machine instructions. Students will obtain a high-level understanding of how to design a general-purpose computer, starting with simple logic gates. Topics include computer representation of numbers, combinational circuit design (decoders, multiplexers), sequential circuit design and analysis, memory design (registers and main memory), and simple processors including data paths, instruction formats, and control units. CSCI 2272 includes laboratory-based computer hardware activities in which the students design and build digital circuits related to the topics of the course.


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Prerequisites: CSCI1101.

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Last Updated: 11-Feb-18