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Høst 2022

INF-2200 Computer architecture and organization - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for informatikk

Type of course

The course can be taken as a singular course.

Course overlap

D-241 Computer architecture 10 stp

Course contents

The course is basic and deals with the structure, design, and low-level programming of modern computers. In addition to fundamental principles for the construction of computers, technological developments that affect the design of new computer architectures or implementation are also addressed, decisions included in the construction of computers, as well as performance criteria for evaluating these decisions. The course deals with processors, storage, interconnections to peripherals as well as parallel processors. No prior knowledge of low-level programming or digital engineering is required.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.

Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification + specific entrance requirements equivalent to MATRS: R1/(S1+S2). Application code: 9354 - Singular course in computer science.

Objective of the course

Knowledge - The students has knowledge about:

Skills - The students has skills in:

General competence - The student has general competency in:

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 30 hours, Colloquium: 30 hours, Lab: 30 hours. The course is given every autumn semester.

Date for examination

School exam 02.12.2022

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.