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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Computer Science

CS 353 Architecture and Compilers (1)

An investigation into how computers and programs work, from the lower levels of internal logic to the higher levels of programming languages designed for human use. Topics covered include: digital representation and digital logic; the internal structure and organization of computers; the hierarchy of programming languages; and techniques used to translate computer programs into machine-readable form. Includes a significant lab component in which students implement the concepts developed in the course.

Prerequisite: CS 241

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Ruehr