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The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone - Cornell University



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  • Kurs
  • Online
  • Wann:
    Freie Auswahl

Explore the fundamental computing technology inside smartphones and the advanced techniques that make them run so fast.With this course you earn while you learn, you gain recognized qualifications, job specific skills and knowledge and this helps you stand out in the job market.

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Voraussetzungen: None.


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Freie Auswahl

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Digital logic
Computer organization
Instruction sets


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We use our smartphones to communicate, to organize our lives, to find information, and to entertain ourselves.  All this is possible because a smartphone contains a powerful computer processor, which is the subject of this course.  The course starts by moving step by step through the fundamental layers of computing technology, from binary numbers to application software, and then covers advanced performance techniques and the details of actual smartphone processors. Learn about:

  • Digital logic
  • Computer organization
  • Instruction sets
  • Application Software
  • Advanced performance techniques
  • Actual smartphone processors

Zusätzliche Informationen

Dave Albonesi Dave Albonesi is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. His primary area of research is energy-efficient computer architecture.  He teaches courses ranging from freshman-level introductory computing to graduate-level computer architecture.  He has received a number of awards for his teaching and research and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).  Before embarking on an academic career, he spent ten years in the computer industry as a computer architect, chip designer, and engineering manager.