CMIS 310
Computer Systems and Architecture

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Section: 6210
Syllabus

Summer, 2017
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Largo 1350 - US1

Mondays
6:30 - 10:00 PM

May 22
through
July 16

Subject: CMIS 310 -

Schedule

Date
Meeting
Topics
Readings
Null & Lobur
Assignments
Due Date
Week 1
5.22-5.28
5.22
Introductions
Computer Arithmetic
Data Representation
Chapters
1 and 2
Discussion
Homework 1
5.28
Week 2
5.29-6.4
5.29
HOLIDAY
Boolean Algebra
Digital Logic
Chapter 3
Discussion
Homework 2
6.4
Week 3
6.5-6.11
6.5
Organization of the CPU and Memory Chapter 4
Discussion
Homework 3
6.11
Week 4
6.12-6.18
6.12
Instructional Set Architecture Chapter 5
Discussion
Homework 4
6.18
Week 5
6.19-6.25
6.19
Memory System Concepts Chapter 6
Discussion
Homework 5
6.25
Week 6
6.26-7.2
6.26
Input/Output
Storage Systems
Chapter 7
Discussion
Homework 6
7.2
Week 7
7.3-7.9
7.3
HOLIDAY
System Software
CPU Design
RISC vs CISC
Chapters 8 and 9
Discussion
Homework 7
7.9
Week 8
7.10-7.16
7.10
Performance Measurement
Research Paper
Chapter 10
Discussion`
Computer Architecture Paper
7.16

Assignments:

Assignment
Weight
Due Date
Code
Homework 1
10%
5.28
h1
Homework 2
10% 6.4
h2
Homework 3
10% 6.11
h3
Homework 4
10% 6.18
h4
Homework 5
10% 6.25
h5
Homework 6
10% 7.2
h6
Homework 7
10% 7.9
h7
Paper 20%
7.16
p
Participation
(2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1)
10%
Weekly
w(n)

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Welcome to our course

Some additional references:


Dr. Nicholas Duchon
University of Maryland University College
Phone: 540-338-7120
e-mail: nduchon@verizon.net

Last updated: May 12, 2017