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Module - 1
Lecture-1: Introduction to computer system and its submodules
Lecture-2: Number System and Representation of information
Module - 2
Lecture-1: Arithmetic and Logical operation and hardware implementation.
Lecture-2: Software implementation of some complex operation.
Module - 3
Lecture-1: Arithmetic and Logic Unit, Introduction to memory Unit, control unit and Instruction Set
Lecture-2: Working with an ALU, Concepts of Machine level programming, Assembly level programming and High level programming
Module - 4
Lecture-1: Various addressing modes and designing of an Instruction set.
Lecture-2: Concepts of subroutine and subroutine call

Lecture-3: Use of stack for handling subroutine call and return
Module - 5
Lecture-1: Introduction to CPU design, Instruction interpretation and execution, Micro-operation and their RTL specification
Lecture-2 &3 : Hardwired control CPU design
Lecture-4 & 5 : Microprogrammed control CPU design
Module - 6
Lecture-1: Concepts of semiconductor memory, CPU- memory interaction, organization of memory modules
Lecture-2: Cache memory and related mapping and replacement policies.
Lecture-3: Virtual memory
Module - 7
Lecture-1: Introduction to input/output processing, working with video display unit and keyboard and routine to control them
Lecture-2: Programmed controlled I/O transfer
Lecture-3: Interrupt controlled I/O transfer
Lecture-4: DMA controller
Module - 8
Lecture-1: Secondary storage and type of storage devices
Lecture-2: Introduction to buses and connecting I/O devices to CPU and memory
Module - 9
Lecture-1: Introduction to RISC and CISC paradigm
Lecture-2  & 3 : Design issues of a RISC processor and example of an existing RISC processor.
Module - 10
Lecture-1: Introduction to pipelining and pipeline hazards, design issues of pipeline architecture
Lecture-2: Instruction level parallelism and advanced issues.
Module -11
Lecture-1: Introduction to interconnection network and practical issues.
Lecture-2 & 3: Examples of interconnection networks
Module - 12
Lecture-1: Multiprocessors and its characteristics
Lecture-2: Memory organization for multiprocessors systems
Lecture-3: synchronization and models of memory consistency.
Lecture-4: Issues of deadlock and scheduling in multiprocessor systems.
Module -13
Lecture-1: Cache in multiprocessor systems and related
Lecture-2: Cache coherence protocols
Module - 14
Lecture-1: Parallel processing concepts
Lecture-2: Parallelism algorithm for multiprocessor systems.
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