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PHYS 2600 Computer Architecture and Interfacing

4 hours


A first course in the levels of architecture of a modern computer, from digital logic, through circuits and register level components, to programming. Topics include data representation, memory organization, input/output control, interfacing, and communication.
Three lectures per week. One laboratory per week.
Cross listed with CMPSC 2600.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2200 Electronic Measurements or CMPSC 1500 Program Design or permission of the instructor.
(Normally offered alternate spring semesters.)