Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance

Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance

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by William Stallings
     
 

Computer Organization & Architecture: Designing for Performance, Seventh Edition provides comprehensive, far-reaching, and up-to-date coverage of computer organization and architecture, including memory, I/O, and parallel systems. Author and consultant William Stallings systematically covers the state of the art, from superscalar and IA-64 design to the latest trends… See more details below

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Computer Organization & Architecture: Designing for Performance, Seventh Edition provides comprehensive, far-reaching, and up-to-date coverage of computer organization and architecture, including memory, I/O, and parallel systems. Author and consultant William Stallings systematically covers the state of the art, from superscalar and IA-64 design to the latest trends in parallel processor organization. Throughout, he illuminates fundamental principles, while focusing on the critical role of performance in driving computer design, and practical techniques for designing balanced systems that maximize utilization of all elements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135064177
Publisher:
Pearson Custom Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2009

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction6
Ch. 2Computer evolution and performance16
Ch. 3A top-level view of computer function and interconnection55
Ch. 4Cache memory100
Ch. 5Internal memory144
Ch. 6External memory169
Ch. 7Input/output200
Ch. 8Operating system support243
Ch. 9Computer arithmetic289
Ch. 10Instruction sets : characteristics and functions334
Ch. 11Instruction sets : addressing modes and formats386
Ch. 12Processor structure and function415
Ch. 13Reduced instruction set computers460
Ch. 14Instruction-level parallelism and superscalar processors500
Ch. 15The IA-64 architecture535
Ch. 16Control unit operation571
Ch. 17Microprogrammed control596
Ch. 18Parallel processing638
App. ANumber systems693
App. BDigital logic700
App. CProjects for teaching computer organization and architecture738

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