Quiz 1 and Final Exam Study Guide - 810:023 - 03/04/2010

  1. BINARY: Converting from decimal base ten to binary base two. Converting from binary to decimal. Show your work. No calculators allowed.

    Files: bin023.txt and binaryConvert080.txt and binary.txt are resources to look at.

  2. Moore's Law and the history of computers. Honey, I shrunk the transistors. The four generations of computers were each characterized by a certain electronic component, such as vacuum tubes for the 1st generation, transistors for the 2nd generation, integrated circuits for the 3rd generation, and microprocessors for the 4th generation.
  3. Computer history and E F E R A and folding sheets of paper in half - review of week one. The four octets of IP addresses - w.x.y.z and class A, B and C networks. Konrad Zuse and Helmet Schreyer, The ABC computer - John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford Berry and Iowa State College, the ENIAC computer and Mauchly and Eckert.
  4. Video tutorial: Playing an external sound file in Flash - ActionScript 3.0 pattern and the four simple statements that are needed.
  5. Video tutorial: Audio, animation using Classic Tweens, creating and using BUTTONS in Flash. Learn shortcuts too. F6, F8, Control-K, Control-L, Alpha property, KF Keyframes. UP, OVER, DOWN, HIT - see also the invisibleButtonSymbol JPG file screen snapshot from http://www.uni.edu/jacobson/023/fla/snow/snow023.html February 10th lab.
  6. Hamming codewords for error detection and correction. Practice, practice, practice and use your knowledge of parity and of binary.

    Hamming codeword Flash application is a very useful tool and illustration of how to create a hamming codeword to send out on the network.

  7. The basic components of a computer.
  8.               Central        Main        Auxilary    Input     Output
                  Processing     Memory      Memory      Device    Device
                  Unit           Mp          Ms
                    |              |           |           |         |
                    V              V           V           V         V