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CS 431 - Computer Architecture


This course presents an exploration of many aspects of the internal architecture and organization of a computer. Topics include the history of computer system architecture, buses, internal/external memory, I/O devices, computer arithmetic, instruction sets, CPU structure, reduced instruction set computers vs. complex instruction set computers, microprogrammed vs. hard-wired control unit operation, advanced performance-enhancing features, parallel computer architecture, and an overview of digital logic.

Prerequisite: CS 331.

Credits:4 cr



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