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A Demo Processor as an Educational Tool

  • Leo van MoergestelEmail author
  • Lukas Vermond
  • Kasper van Nieuwland
  • John-Jules Meyer
Conference paper
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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 469)

Abstract

Explaining the workings of a processor can be done in several ways. Just a written explanation, some pictures, a simulator program or a real hardware demo. The research presented here is based on the idea that a slowly working hardware demo could be a nice tool to explain to IT students the inner workings of a processor.

Keywords

Processor hardware IT training 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leo van Moergestel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lukas Vermond
    • 1
  • Kasper van Nieuwland
    • 1
  • John-Jules Meyer
    • 2
  1. 1.HU Utrecht University of Applied SciencesUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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