Computer Organization and Architecture / Edition 9

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Overview

For graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering

Fundamentals of Processor and Computer Design

Computer Organization and Architecture is a comprehensive coverage of the entire field of computer design updated with the most recent research and innovations in computer structure and function. With clear, concise, and easy-to-read material, the Tenth Edition is a user-friendly source for people studying computers. Subjects such as I/O functions and structures, RISC, and parallel processors are explored integratively throughout, with real world examples enhancing the text for reader interest. With brand new material and strengthened pedagogy, this text engages readers in the world of computer organization and architecture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132936330
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/15/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 792
  • Sales rank: 180,141
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. William Stallings has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, over 40 books on computer security, computer networking, and computer architecture. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients include computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He has nine times received the award for the best Computer Science textbook of the year from the Text and Academic Authors Association.

He created and maintains the Computer Science Student Resource Site at ComputerScienceStudent.com. This site provides documents and links on a variety of subjects of general interest to computer science students (and professionals). He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia , a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Overview 1
Ch. 1 Introduction 3
Ch. 2 A Brief History 15
Pt. II The Computer System 57
Ch. 3 Computer Interconnection Structures 59
Ch. 4 Internal and External Memory 130
Ch. 5 Input/Output 190
Ch. 6 Operating Systems 238
Pt. III The Central Processing Unit 285
Ch. 7 Computer Arithmetic 287
Ch. 8 Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions 329
Ch. 9 Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats 375
Ch. 10 CPU Structure and Function 409
Pt. IV The Control Unit 459
Ch. 11 Control Unit Operation 461
Ch. 12 Microprogrammed Control 484
Pt. V Performance Enhancement 525
Ch. 13 Reduced Instruction Set Computers 527
Ch. 14 Superscalar Processors 568
Ch. 15 Parallel Organization 602
Appendix: Digital Logic 629
References 670
Glossary 687
Index 697
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