UNIT TOPIC:
Binary Encoding of Information

Binary

  • You will examine how numerical values are represented using different bases, including decimal and binary.

Base Conversions

  • You will explore methods of converting values from decimal to binary and binary to decimal.
  • You will explore methods of counting in binary.
  • You will examine the exponential relationship between the number of digits and their range of representable values.

ASCII vs. Unicode

  • You will examine how alphanumeric characters and symbols may be represented using ASCII and Unicode character mappings.
  • You will analyze the differences in state space between ASCII and Unicode standards.