Data Reps IV – Layout of Data in Memory
This activity complements your prior exposure to ints, pointers, structs and arrays as types used by programmers, exploring these from a systems perspective to understand how the data is stored using byte-addressable memory.
This activity was developed with NSF support through IUSE-1626765. You may request access to this activity via the following link: IntroCS-POGIL Activity Writing Program.
- Level: Undergraduate
- Setting: Classroom
- Activity Type: Learning Cycle
- Discipline: Computer Science
- Course: Computer Organization
- Keywords: multi-byte objects, endianness, struct padding, memory
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