problem 1)a) Distinguish between a compiler and an interpreter with proper exs.
b) describe the different phases of a language processor.
c) Define an assembler, how does an assembler work? Describe the working of an assembler with supportive block diagram.
problem 2)a) What is a macro? Describe the model of a macroprocessor.
b) Describe the organization for a single pass assembler in detail.
c) Describe the concept of a cross-assembler and any 3 features of MASM in brief.
problem 3)a) Define a loader. describe the important functions of a loader.
b) describe any 4 schemes of loaders in detail.
c) Describe the concept of Linking and debugging.
problem 4)a) Describe the concept of parsing and name any 2 parsing techniques.
b) Describe all the phases of compilers in detail.
c) Why is the phase of Lexical analysis important? Why is input buffering important in Lexical Analysis?
problem 5) State any 4 functions of an operating system in brief.
b) prepare brief notes on :-
i) Batch processing systems with exs.
ii) Time sharing systems with exs.
c) Define the following terms:-
problem 6)a) Define process scheduling, also name any 2 scheduling algorithms.
b) prepare brief notes on:-
i) Layered structure
ii) Kernel based structure.
c) What are the different scheduling criteria for scheduling algorithms?