COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE

Computer -Functional units, Addressing modes, Instruction formats, Stacks and Subroutines. Processing Unit - Execution of instructions - Control step sequence.

Control Design - Hardwired control-design - multiplier control unit - CPU control unit and Microprogrammed control - micro instructions - Sequencing - prefecting.

Arithmetic and Logic Unit-Fixed point and floating point numbers and operations.Design of arithmetic units.

Memories - cache memories - virtual memories. Input-Output Organization- Data transfer-synchronization-Interrupt handling-I/O interfaces.

Introduction to parallel processing-Generation of computer systems - Parallelism in uniprocessor system-Parallel computer structures-architectural classification schemes.

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