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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Feb 24, 2018
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS-UY 2214 Computer Architecture and Organization

4 Credits
This course covers is a top/down approach to computer design. Topics: Computer architecture, introduction to assembly language programming and machine language set design. Computer organization, logical modules; CPU, memory and I/O units. Instruction cycles, the datapath and control unit. Hardwiring and microprogramming. The memory subsystem and timing. I/O interface, interrupts, programmed I/O and DMA. Introduction to pipelining and memory hierarchies. Fundamentals of computer networks. Weekly recitations support lecture topics and study homework assignments.

Prerequisite(s): CS-UY 2204  for computer engineering majors; CS-UY 2134  (C- or better) and MA-UY 2314  for computer science majors. Students who are neither computer engineering majors nor computer science majors must take either CS-UY 2204  OR CS-UY 2134  (C- or better) and MA-UY 2314  .

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 2



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