6.823 | Fall 2005 | Graduate

Computer System Architecture

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This resource discusses the importance of technology, technology is the dominant factor in computer design, computers in mid 50?s, programmer?s view of the machine IBM 650, earliest instruction sets, programming: single accumulator machine, processor-memory bottleneck: early solutions, index registers, support for subroutine calls, recursive procedure calls and reentrant codes, evolution of addressing modes, and data formats and memory addresses.

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