Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Oct 17, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 3410 - Computer System Organization and Programming

Fall, spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: CS 2110  or equivalent programming experience is required. Recommended prerequisite: CS 2024 . Should not take CS 3110  concurrently.


Introduction to computer organization, systems programming and the hardware/ software interface. Topics include instruction sets, computer arithmetic, datapath design, data formats, addressing modes, memory hierarchies including caches and virtual memory, I/O devices, bus-based I/O systems, and multicore architectures. Students learn assembly language programming and design a pipelined RISC processor.

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