April 28, 2015The main aim of the course SFDV2005 Introduction to Computer organization is to teach the fundamentals of computer architecture. Students will develop an understanding of the structure of computers an...
April 28, 2015Information presented in lecture often contains the central concepts of the course and the material most likely to be included on exams. Yet, students frequently do not realize the importance of note ...
April 28, 2015Please note: this course schedule may change over time. Schedule of topics in order will include:
Cache Memory – Direct Mapped Cache
April 29, 2015If each block from main memory has only one place it can appear in the cache, the cache is said to be Direct Mapped. Inorder to determine to which Cache line a main memory block is mapped we can use t...
Cache Memory – Set Associative Mapped Cache
April 29, 2015Set Associative mapping scheme combines the simplicity of Direct mapping with the flexibility of Fully Associative mapping. It is more practical than Fully Associative mapping because the associative ...
April 28, 2015Cache memory is a small (in size) and very fast (zero wait state) memory which sits between the CPU and main memory. Unlike normal memory, the bytes appearing within a cache do not have fixed addresse...