Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CS 3223 Computer Architecture

Prerequisite: CS 2223 and CSE 1301

3-0-3

A study of instruction set architectures; basic processor components such as control units, ALU's, and registers; memory; input/output; and performance enhancement using caches and pipelines. Design of the major processor components is discussed in terms of the concepts presented in CS 2223. Some coverage of assembly language programming is included.

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