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CS 281-001 System Architecture I

Course Description: 
This course covers internal function and organization of digital computers, including instruction set design, machine and assembly language, computer arithmetic, ALU design, central processor organization and implementation. Also covered are interpreters, assemblers, linkers, and loaders. See syllabus for more details.
 
Prerequisites
ECE 200 or ECE-C 211, CS172

Instructor
Jeremy Johnson
Office: Korman 292
e-mail: jjohnson@mcs.drexel.edu
Office hours: M 2-4 and 6-7, W 2-4, Th 2-3:30 (additional hours by appointment)

 
Meeting Time
MW 4:00-5:50 in Matheson 308.
 
Textbook
  1. David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface, Second Edition, Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1997.
  2. Sudhakar Yalamanchili, VHDL Starter's Guide, Prentice Hall, 1998.
 
Last edited: 09/20/2001 jjohnson@mcs.drexel.edu