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Explain the difference between a top-down approach and a bottom-up approach in programming. 5m Jun 2010

Explain the difference between a top-down approach and a bottom-up approach in programming. 5m Jun 2010   Top-down Approach Bottom-up Approach A top-down approach is essentially the breaking down of a program to gain insight into its compositional small program (or module) in a reverse engineering fashion. A bottom-up approach is the piecing together of… Read More »

Explain fscanf ( ) statements with an example. 10m Dec 2009

Explain fprintf ( ) and fscanf ( )statements with an example of each. 10m Dec 2009 fscanf() Declaration int fscanf ( FILE * stream, const char * format, … ); Description Read formatted data from stream Reads data from the stream and stores them according to the parameter format into the locations pointed by the additional arguments. The additional… Read More »

Explain the meaning and usage of each of the following function prototypes. jun2009

Explain the meaning and usage of each of the following function prototypes: 5×2=10m (i) getch ( )       (ii) strcmp ( )         (iii) getchar ( )       (iv) gets ( )        (v) puts ( ) (i) getch ( ) getch ( ) gets a character from console but… Read More »

Explain the working of DVD-ROM with ihe help of block diagram. 4m Jun2008

Explain the working of DVD-ROM with the help of block diagram. 4m Jun2008   CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Optical disks use Laser Disk Technology, which is the latest, and the most promising technology for high capacity secondary storage. The advent of the compact disk digital audio system, a non-erasable optical disk, paved the way for the… Read More »

Explain the operation of a micro programmed control unit with the help of a diagram. 8m Jun2008

Explain the operation of a micro programmed control unit with the help of a diagram. 8m Jun2008   THE MICRO-PROGRAMMED CONTROL The logic of the control unit is specified by a micro-program. A micro-program is also called firmware (midway between the hardware and the software). It consists of: (a) One or more micro-operations to be… Read More »

Explain briefly the working of two-pass assembler. 5m Jun2008

Explain briefly the working of two-pass assembler. 5m Jun2008   Two-pass assembler: Assemblers typically make two or more passes through a source program in order to resolve forward references in a program. A forward reference is defined as a type of instruction in the code segment that is referencing the label of an instruction, but… Read More »

An 8 bit data 01101101 after transmission is received as 01001101. Explain how SEC code will detect and correct – IGNOU MCA Assignment 2015 – 16

MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Course Code : MCS-012 Course Title : Computer Organisation and Assembly Language Programming Assignment Number : MCA(I)/012/Assignment/15-16 Maximum Marks : 100 Weightage : 25%   An 8 bit data 01101101 after transmission is received as 01001101. Explain how SEC code will detect and correct this problem.   SEC means Single Error… Read More »

Draw a diagram address mapping of RAM & Cache – IGNOU MCA Assignment 2015 – 16

MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Course Code : MCS-012 Course Title : Computer Organisation and Assembly Language Programming Assignment Number : MCA(I)/012/Assignment/15-16 Maximum Marks : 100 Weightage : 25%   A computer has 1MB RAM and has word size of 16 bits. It has cache memory having 16 blocks with a block size of 32 bits.… Read More »