Mar 22, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 2500 - Computer Organization


Introduction to computer organization, assembler language, and operating systems. Computer systems organization: processors, memory, I/O. Digital logic: gates, Boolean algebra, digital logic circuits, memory, buses. Microprogramming. Machine level: instruction formats, addressing modes, instruction types, flow of control. Operating systems: virtual memory, virtual I/O instructions, processes, interprocess communication. Numeric representation. Assembler language: the assembly process, macros, linking, loading. Advanced architectures: RISC architectures, parallel architectures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: CSCI 1200.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.



Credit Hours: 4

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 6



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