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Computer Science (COMP)

School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

COMP 2003 [0.5 credit]

Computer Organization

A thorough treatment of computer system organization. Processor architectures (RISC, CISC, superscalar). Instruction sets and addressing modes. Assembly language. Basics of digital logic and hardware construction. Memory organization and cache principles. System buses. Input/output methods and devices.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 2003, SYSC 3006 for students in the Computer Science program and in combined programs with Mathematics or Chemistry.
Prerequisite: one of COMP 1402, COMP 1002 or ECOR 1606.
Lectures three hours a week.

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