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Why does a processor have 32 registers?

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Time complexity of a compiler

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What does the processor do while waiting for a main memory fetch

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Contrasting Peterson’s and Dekker’s algorithms

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How to calculate the number of tag, index and offset bits of different caches?

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In a DFA, does every state have a transition on every symbol of the alphabet?

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Using humans as components to build a computer?

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What threads share in general?

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Why are reversible gates not used?

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Why use SIMD if we have GPGPU?

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Why can't we solve the Halting Problem by using Artificial Intelligence?

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Why unsafe state not always cause deadlock?

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Practical Applications of Radix Sort

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Memory Consistency vs Cache Coherence

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Are there hardware lock implementations without test-and-set or swap?

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Why is a program with only atomics in SC-DRF but not in HRF-direct?

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Is there a connection between the halting problem and thermodynamic entropy?

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Who needs linearizability?

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Is there any real difference between a compiler and an assembler?

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Is it possible to prove thread safety?

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How do GPUs compute sines?

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Consistency and completeness imply soundness?

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How to simulate backreferences, lookaheads, and lookbehinds in finite state automata?

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Are there any problems that require exponential time in quantum computing?

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What are GEN and KILL statements in dataflow analysis?

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why do CPU architectures use a flags register (advantages?)

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How does an Operating System without kernel mode work?

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Why did MIPS include shamt and distinguish funct/opcode?

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How does the OS know the physical address of a process' first memory page?

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What is difference between architecture and microarchitecture?

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