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CISC 3315 Digital Computer Systems

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 28.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory; 4 1/2 credits

Functional components of computer systems: registers, counters, coders, multiplexers. Data representation. Memory, register, and bus transfer operations. Basic computer organization and design. Central processor organization. Hardwired and microprogrammed control units. Bus structures. Arithmetic logic units. Memory and I/O organization. Laboratory experiments on computer operations. Design of a digital computer system. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3305 [27].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 4 or 1341 [4.1]; and 2210 [11].


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