a) Describe the structure and function of a computer system.
b) The raw speed of a microprocessor will not achieve its potential unless a constant stream of work is fed in the form of computer instructions. Describe the three techniques built into contemporary processors which were designed to solve this problem.
c) An instruction cycle is divided into two sub-cycles. Explain with the help of a diagram, what are the two sub cycles.
d) What are interrupts? Why are they important?