This is an introductory computer architecture course for beginners. We will start out with a discussion on binary representations, and a discussion on number systems (1's complement and 2's complement). Then, the course will move on to discuss assembly languages, and computer arithmetic. Once, we are done with the fundamentals, we shall look at the design of a simple processor, concepts of pipelining, and the design of a modern memory system.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : 2nd year UG students
PREREQUISITES : C programming
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Intel, AMD, IBM, Oracle, NVidia, Fujitsu