Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance / Edition 7

Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance / Edition 7

by William Stallings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131856448

ISBN-13: 9780131856448

Pub. Date: 07/11/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book provides a clear, comprehensive presentation of the latest developments in the organization and architecture of modern-day computers, emphasizing both fundamental principles and the critical role of performance in driving computer design. A basic reference and companion for self-study, it conveys concepts through a wealth of concrete examples

Overview

This book provides a clear, comprehensive presentation of the latest developments in the organization and architecture of modern-day computers, emphasizing both fundamental principles and the critical role of performance in driving computer design. A basic reference and companion for self-study, it conveys concepts through a wealth of concrete examples highlighting modern CISC and RISC systems. A five-part organization covers: an overview, the computer system, the central processing unit, the control unit, and parallel organization. For computer engineers and architects, product marketing personnel in computer or communications companies, and for information systems and computer systems personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131856448
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/11/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Web Site for Computer Organization and Architecture, Sixth Editionvi
Prefacexv
About the Authorxxi
Part 1Overview1
Chapter 1Introduction3
Chapter 2Computer Evolution and Performance15
Part 2The Computer System47
Chapter 3A Top-Level View of Computer Function and Interconnection49
Chapter 4Cache Memory95
Chapter 5Internal Memory137
Chapter 6External Memory163
Chapter 7Input/Output195
Chapter 8Operating System Support237
Part 3The Central Processing Unit281
Chapter 9Computer Arithmetic283
Chapter 10Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions329
Chapter 11Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats381
Chapter 12CPU Structure and Function411
Chapter 13Reduced Instruction Set Computers461
Chapter 14Instruction-Level Parallelism and Superscalar Processors505
Chapter 15The IA-64 Architecture541
Part 4The Control Unit573
Chapter 16Control Unit Operation575
Chapter 17Microprogrammed Control599
Part 5Parallel Organization641
Chapter 18Parallel Processing643
Appendices
Appendix ADigital Logic693
Appendix BNumber Systems733
Appendix CProjects for Teaching Computer Organization and Architecture741
Glossary745
References757
Index773

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