- Code COMP6300
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Information Technology
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to do the following:
- Describe the layers of architectures in modern computer systems from hardware device levels upwards.
- Describe the major components of a modern computer.
- Explain how the major components of a CPU work together, including how data is represented on a computer.
- Explain the basics of computer memories, and their abstractions on modern computer systems.
- Design, implement and analyse programs at the machine code and assembly language levels, using a relatively simple computer, including the use of virtual I/O and traps
- Construct small programs in the C programming language, and analyse their behavior.
- Describe the relationship between high-level procedural languages and assembly/machine language in the conventional machine layer, including how a compiled program is executed on a modern computer
- Posess a skills and knowledge base upon which compiler, network and operating systems implementation studies can be built.
Assignments (40%); Examinations (60%)
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Thirty one-hour lectures and nine two-hour laboratory/tutorial sessions
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016