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Computer Organization and Architecture : Designing for Performance

Author: William Stallings
Publisher: Upper Saddle River (New Jersey) : Prentice-Hall, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

Covering architectural approaches, this text provides discussion of the fundamentals of computer organization and architecture, as well as the role of performance in driving computer design. It is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Stallings
ISBN: 0131856448 9780131856448 0133942554 9780133942552
OCLC Number: 639094003
Description: XIV, 778 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Overview Introduction. 2. Computer Evolution and Performance. Part 2: The Computer System 3. A Top-Level View of Computer Function and Interconnection. 4. Cache Memory. 5. Internal Memory Technology. 6. External Memory. 7. Input/Output. 8. Operating System Support. Part 3: The Central Processing Unit 9. Computer Arithmetic. 10. Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions. 11. Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats. 12. CPU Structure and Function. 13. Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISCs). 14. Instruction-Level Parallelism and Superscalar Processors. 15. The IA-64 Architecture. Part 4: The Control Unit 16. Control Unit Operation. 17. Microprogrammed Control. Part 5: Parallel Organization 18. Parallel Processing. Appendix A: Digital Logic Boolean Algebra. Gates. Combinational Circuits. Sequential Circuits. Problems. Appendix B: Number Systems The Decimal System. The Binary System. Converting between Binary and Decimal. Hexadecimal Notation. Problems. Appendix C: Projects For Teaching Computer Organization and Architecture Research Projects. Simulation Projects. Reading/Report Assignments. References. Glossary. Index. Acronyms.
Responsibility: William Stallings.


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