FI:PB150 Computer-Systems Architectures - Course Information

PB150 Computer-Systems Architectures

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Ing. Michal Brandejs, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Eva Hladká, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Thu 12:00–14:50 D3, Thu 12:00–14:50 D1, Thu 12:00–14:50 D2, except Thu 25. 10. ; and Thu 25. 10. 12:00–14:50 D1, 12:00–14:50 D2
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PB151 Computer Systems && ! NOW ( PB151 Computer Systems )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 22 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course student should be able to understand and explain a general technical principles about computer systems operation.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student will be able to understand basic principles of digital computers; understand the design of numerical systems used in computer technology and convert numbers between systems; will understand the principles of storing information, coding and storing texts. The student will understand the principles of the elementary processor and its programming at the lowest level.
  • Terms, history, computer generations, categories.
  • Numeral systems, differences between systems, integer, arithmetics.
  • Codes, internal, external, ECC.
  • Electronic circuits, memories: parameters, architecture.
  • Processor, programming, microprogramming.
  • Architectures: RISC/CISC, cache memories.
Teaching methods
The course teaching includes lectures and continuous practice by means of IS MU e-learning tests.
Assessment methods
The final examination is a written test with answers A-E.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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