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Computer architecture ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)



Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: The internal mechanism of computers and how they are organised and programmed. Topics include machine arithmetic, microprogramming, caches, translation look-aside buffers, RISC machines, and pipelined and parallel organisation.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 65% + Laboratory work: 35%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week and one 3-hour laboratory per fortnight

Prerequisites: CSC1030 or CSE1303

Prohibitions: CSC2010, CSC2240, CSC3240, CSE3324, DGS2241, GCO2812, RDT2241