Study programme 2020-2021Français
Computer architecture
Programme component of Bachelor's in Mathematics à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-B2-SCMATH-012-MCompulsory UEQUOITIN BrunoS802 - Réseaux et Télécommunications
  • QUOITIN Bruno

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français301500044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-INFO-600Computer Architecture3015000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Use computers effectively
    • Understand and implement algorithms using appropriate data structures
    • Use at least one programming language
    • Develop computer programs to solve problems with mathematical formulation

Learning Outcomes of UE

Reason on the computer representations of numbers. Understand the limits of number representations in a computer ;
Apply arithmetic operations on computer number representations.
Reason on logic expressions ; Design and use combinatorial and sequential logic circuits.
Write and understand assembly language programs ; Understand the link between high-level and machine languages.
Build a complete processor based on simple logic blocks. Analyse the efficiency of a program.
Analyse the efficiency of a memory hierarchy.

Content of UE

(see learning activity)

Prior Experience

Knowledge of a high-level programming language.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Written exam 100%

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Written exam 100%

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-600Computer Organization and Design, 4th Edition  D. Patterson and J. Hennessy, 2008, Morgan-Kaufmann

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-600Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-INFO-600- A Practical Introduction to Computer Architecture, D. Page, 2009, Springer-Verlag.
- Digital Design: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition, J. Wakerly, 2001, Prentice Hall.
- Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, C. Petzold, 1999, Microsoft Press.
- Computer Organization and Architecture, 8th Edition, W. Stallings, 2008, Prentice Hall.
- Computers as Components, 2nd Edition, W. Wolf, 2003, Morgan-Kaufmann.
- Inside the Machine - An Illustrated Introduction to Microprocessors and Computer Architecture, J. Stokes, 2006, No Starch Press.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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