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Computer Organization and Architecture : Question Paper May 2013 - Information Technology (Semester 4) | Mumbai University (MU)

Computer Organization and Architecture - May 2013

Information Technology (Semester 4)

TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) Explain different instruction formats with suitable example. (10 marks) 1 (b) Explain the following terms:
(i) Computer Organization
(ii) Computer architecture
(iii) MDR
(iv) PC
(v) SP
(10 marks)
2 (a) Explain instruction cycle with interrupt execution in detail. (10 marks) 2 (b) Compare and explain static and dynamic data flow computers. (10 marks) 3 (a) Explain IEEE-754 formats.(10 marks) 3 (b) Explain different cache memory mapping techniques with example. (10 marks) 4 (a) Explain micro programmed control unit in detail. �(10 marks) 4 (b) Explain 6-stage instruction execution with pipelined processor. (10 marks) 5 (a) Explain types of memory based on the hierarchy of speed and size.(10 marks) 5 (b) Define I/O module. State the difference between programmable and non-programmable devices with suitable example. (10 marks) 6 (a) Compare RISC and CISC processor.(10 marks) 6 (b) Explain interleaved memory with low-level and high-level interleaving.(10 marks)


Write short notes on (any four)

7 (a) RAID Memory(5 marks) 7 (b) Booth's Algorithm(5 marks) 7 (c) MIMD and SIMD(5 marks) 7 (d) Paging and Segmentation(5 marks) 7 (e) Page Replacement Algorithm(5 marks)

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