Istenes Zoltán - Computer Architectures - Lecture notes

introduction, basic concepts
What is a computer ?
Utilisation of the computers
What are the parts of a computer ?
Peripheriques connected to a computer
data, information
Difference between the computer and the calculator

Structure of a simple machine 
Hardware - software
program execution

arithmetic and logical unit
memory, address, value
control unit

addressing modes instruction types

number representations
binary system
number conversions (base 2 <-> base 10)
positive integer numbers
signed integer numbers
sign magnitude representation
1's complement representation
2's complement representation
excess-N representation
fixed point representation
floating point representation (IEEE 764 standard)

construction of a ALU
logical gates
logical circuits

Istenes Zoltán

2000 oct. 16.