Computer Architecture

Number: 
CMPSC 154
Level: 
Undergraduate
Units: 
4

Description

Prerequisite: ECE 152A.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have received credit for ECE 154, ECE 154A or ECE 154B.
Introduction to the architecture of computer systems. Topics include: central processing units, memory systems, channels and controllers, peripheral devices, interrupt systems, software versus hardware tradeoffs.