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Aruna Ambalavanan
CSS 422
Bothell Campus

Hardware and Computer Organization

An introduction to the architecture, operation, and organization of a modern computing machine. Topics covered include basic logic operations, state-machines, register models, memory organization, peripherals, and system issues. Assembly language taught in order to understand the instruction set architecture and memory model of the computer. Prerequisite: CSS 342; may not be repeated.

Class description

This course is designed to give an introduction to the architecture, operation, and organization of a modern computing machine. Topics covered include basic logic operations,state-machines,Data path & control, register models, memory organization, peripherals, and system issues. Assembly language is taught in order to understand the instruction set architecture

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Aruna Ambalavanan
Date: 04/06/2012