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Course syllabus B-AP - Computer Architecture (FEEIT - SS 2018/2019)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-AP
Course unit title: Computer Architecture
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (6 credits)
Course contents:
Basic computing concepts. Moore´s law, Basic computer components realization . Data organization , data representation, data encoding . Numerical systems and conversions between them. Basic logical operations , Half -and Full- Adder, negative integer data encoding and rational numbers encoding including floating point data . Arithmetical operations (integer and floating point) . Computer internal memory systems, memory cell (ROM, SRAM, DRAM, Flash), memory types (RAM, LIFO, FIFO, CAM...). External memories - data storage principals (hard disk drives, SSD, CDROM, DVD), Data organization, peripheral interfaces , disk arrays . Memory subsystem management , physical and logical addressing, virtual addressing , cache memory. CPUs – basic functions, components, structure, sequential and stream processing , scalar and super-scalar processors muticore processors, CISC and RISC processors, vector and matrix CPUs . I/O subsystem of computer, realization principles, Interrupt request subsystem , DMA, parallel interface, serial buses, wireless interfaces, computer networks , Internet. Internal computer buses , its functions, parameters control and hierarchical bus structure . Multiprocessor systems (with types of its interconnections), multicomputer systems , cloud computing. Goals and tools for automatic data acquisition, role of sensors , A/D, D/A converters , Real-Time systems. Operating systems, its basic functionalities, types of OS. Computers classification CPU performance metrics. History and perspective trends of the computing


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