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Computer organisation (6 points)


Leader: C Avram

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Evening)
South Africa Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Evening)
South Africa Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Topics include a revision of the fetch-execute cycle and assembler language, the features and capabilities of a modern operating system, data structures, file organisation, the database concept and the many different techniques for sharing different types of resources in a multi-user computer system. Students prepare a specialised type of computer program called a batch job or shell script and investigate the use of a microcomputer database management system to solve common business problems.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignments (2) 15% each: 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials/practicals per week

Prerequisites: CSE1200

Prohibitions: CFR1125, CFR1140, CFR1202, COT1140

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