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dc.contributor.authorPearson, Murray W.
dc.contributor.authorArmstrong, Dean Andrew
dc.contributor.authorMcGregor, Anthony James
dc.coverage.spatialConference held at Christchurch, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-19T22:37:03Z
dc.date.available2010-10-19T22:37:03Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.citationPearson, M.W., Armstong, D. & McGregor, T. (2002). Design of a processor to support the teaching of computer systems. In Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applications (DELTA '02), Christchurch, New Zealand, 21-31 January 2002. Washington, DC, USA: IEEE.en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/4707
dc.description.abstractTeaching computer systems, including computer architecture, assembly language programming and operating system implementation, is a challenging occupation. At the University of Waikato this is made doubly true because we require all computer science and information systems students study this material at second year. The challenges of teaching difficult material to a wide range of students have driven us to find ways of making the material more accessible. The corner stone of our strategy for delivering this material is the design and implementation of a custom CPU that meets the needs of teaching. This paper describes our motivation and these needs. We present the CPU and board design and describe the implementation of the CPU in an FPGA. The paper also includes some reflections on the use of a real CPU rather than a simulation environment. We conclude with a discussion of how the CPU can be used for advanced classes in computer architecture and a description of the current status of the project.en_NZ
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherIEEEen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/DELTA.2002.994622en_NZ
dc.rights© 2002 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.en_NZ
dc.source1st IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applicationsen_NZ
dc.subjectcomputer scienceen_NZ
dc.subjectteaching computer systemen_NZ
dc.subjectcomputer scienceen_NZ
dc.titleDesign of a processor to support the teaching of computer systemsen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contributionen_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/DELTA.2002.994622en_NZ
dc.relation.isPartOfProc 1st IEEE International Workshop on Electronic Design, Test and Applicationsen_NZ
pubs.begin-page240en_NZ
pubs.elements-id11662
pubs.end-page244en_NZ
pubs.finish-date2002-01-31en_NZ
pubs.place-of-publicationLos Alamitos, Californiaen_NZ
pubs.start-date2002-01-29en_NZ


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