Computing Systems Discovered / Nisan & Schocken / Spring 2002

The Book

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Chapter Lecture date
Preface: book and course overview (61K) March 5
Chapter 1: The Binary system and Boolean algebra (63K) March 5
Chapter 2: Building blocks (70K) March 5
Chapter 3: Combinational logic (77K) March 5
Chapter 4: Sequential logic (65K) March 12
Chapter 5: Computer architecture (40K) April 9
Chapter 6: Machine and assembly language (73K) March 19  
Chapter 7: The virtual machine  (103K) April 23
Chapter 8: The high-level language (44K) May 7
Chapter 9: The compiler (40K) May 14
Chapter 10: The operating system (29K) June 4

Last update: 27/02/2002