CSC 230

Introduction to Computer Architecture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5

The architecture of computer systems including concepts such as CPU, memory, buses, I/O, cache, instruction sets, interrupt processing, pipelining, performance. Families of processors, CISC, RISC. Memory organization and management (including virtual memory, protection, segmentation and paging). Computer arithmetic. The use of assemblers, linkers and loaders. Assembly language programming and its interface with a high-level language (C).



Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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