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The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software: An Information Technology Approach / Edition 3
     

The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software: An Information Technology Approach / Edition 3

by Irv Englander
 

ISBN-10: 0471073253

ISBN-13: 9780471073253

Pub. Date: 12/20/2002

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This newly revised reference presents fundamental computer hardware, systems software, and data concepts. It provides a careful, in depth, non-engineering introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. The book also features the latest advances in operating system design and computer interconnection.

Overview

This newly revised reference presents fundamental computer hardware, systems software, and data concepts. It provides a careful, in depth, non-engineering introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. The book also features the latest advances in operating system design and computer interconnection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471073253
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/20/2002
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
729
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.
PART 1: AN OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS.
Computer Systems.
PART 2: DATA IN THE COMPUTER.
Number Systems.
Data Formats.
Representing Integer Data.
Floating Point Numbers.
PART 3: COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND HARDWARE OPERATION.
The Little Man Computer.
The CPU and Memory.
Input/Output.
Computer Peripherals.
CPU Design and Organization.
Modern Computer Systems.
Three System Examples.
PART 4: COMPUTER INTERCONNECTION AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS.
Clusters, Networks, and Data Communications.
PART 5: THE SOFTWARE COMPONENT.
Operating Systems--An Overview.
The User View of Operating Systems.
The Internal Operating System.
File Management.
Programming Tools.
Three Operating Systems.
Supplementary Chapter 1: An Introduction to Digital Computer Logic.
Supplementary Chapter 2: Communication Channel Technology.
Bibliography.
Index.

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