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2013 Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering CS 010 304 Computer Organization B.Tech Question Paper November 2013 Question paper
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Name of University: Mahatma Gandhi University
Year of Exam: 2013
Month of Exam: November
Subject: Computer Organization
Course: Computer Science and Engineering
Subject Code: CS 010 304
Time Duration: 3:00 hours
Full Marks: 100
Pass Marks: 40
Part A [5*3=15 marks]
- Why carry look ahead adder is more beneficial than the other types of adders ?
- How floating point numbers are represented using single precision and double precision formats ?
- What is the significance of vertical and horizontal organization of micro-instructions ?
- What is the role of cache memory in improving system performance ?
- What is anticipatory swapping ?
Part B [5*5=25 marks]
- Explain Booth's algorithm for signed multiplication.
- Explain the construction of 1 bit ALU.
- Describe the memory transfer operation using micro-instructions.
- Discuss the concept of memory interleaving and give its advantages ?
- What are the address mapping schemes used for virtual memory ?
Part C [5*12=60 marks]
- Explain how addition is performed by a carry save adder. What are its merits and demerits ?
- Multiply the following pair of signed 2's complement numbers using Booth's algorithm.
- With neat flow charts, explain how floating point addition and division are performed in a computer.
- Draw the block diagram of a typical ALU and explain in detail, how timing and control is achieved.
- What is micro-programming ? Discuss the organization of a micro programmable control unit. How it compare with hardwired control.
- Explain clearly the different schemes followed in optimizing control memory in micro program control.
- Explain the different ways of organizing cache in a computer. What are the merits and demerits of all of them ?
- Compare and contrast direct mapping, set associative and fully set associative cache and explain cache masses in each case by taking suitable examples.
- Distinguish between segmented and paging memory system. Design a memory system having average access time 0.2ms with the help of 2 level memories having 0.2µs and 2ms of access time.
- Explain how virtual address in translated into physical address using fixed length page concept in virtual memory. Explain hit rate and miss penalty.
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