CSE351: The Hardware/Software Interface

Catalog Description: Examines key computational abstraction levels below modern high-level languages; number representation, assembly language, introduction to C, memory management, the operating-system process model, high-level machine architecture including the memory hierarchy, and how high-level languages are implemented. Prerequisite: CSE 143.

Prerequisites: CSE 143
Credits: 4.0
ABET Outcomes:
This course contributes to the following ABET outcomes:
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibiliy
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

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