CSC 311 Introduction to Machine Organization
A study of the various layers at which a machine can be studied, including higher-level languages, assembly language, machine language, and digital circuits. Data representation. A comparison of RISC and CISC architectures. Some programming in a representative assembly language. Issues of cross-language programming. This course is offered in the fall semester, 2006-2007 and alternate years.
Prerequisite: Computer Science 112.