Computer Organization, Design, and Architecture / Edition 4

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Suitable for a one- or two-semester undergraduate or beginning graduate course in computer science and computer engineering, Computer Organization, Design, and Architecture, Fourth Edition presents the operating principles, capabilities, and limitations of digital computers to enable development of complex yet efficient systems. With 40% updated material and four new chapters, this edition takes students through a solid,
up-to-date exploration of single- and multiple-processor systems, embedded architectures, and performance evaluation.

New to the Fourth Edition

  • Additional material that covers the
    ACM/IEEE computer science and engineering curricula
  • More coverage on computer organization, embedded systems, networks, and performance evaluation
  • Expanded discussions of RISC, CISC, VLIW, and parallel/pipelined architectures
  • The latest information on integrated circuit technologies and devices, memory hierarchy, and storage

  • Updated examples, references, and problems

Supplying appendices with relevant details of integrated circuits reprinted from vendors' manuals, this book provides all of the necessary information to program and design a computer system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849304163
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/2/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Computer System Organization
Computer Evolution
Organization vs. Design vs. Architecture
Performance Evaluation
Number Systems and Codes
Number Systems
Sign-Magnitude System
Complement Number System
Floating-Point Numbers
Binary Codes
Data Storage and Register Transfer
Representation of Numbers, Arrays, and Records
Combinational Logic
Basic Operations and Terminology
Boolean Algebra (Switching Algebra)
Minimization of Boolean Functions
Primitive Hardware Blocks
Functional Analysis of Combinational Circuits
Synthesis of Combinational Circuits
Some Popular Combinational Circuits
Integrated Circuits
Loading and Timing
Synchronous Sequential Circuits
Timing Characteristics of Flip-Flops
Flip-Flop ICS
Analysis of Synchronous Sequential Circuits
Design of Synchronous Sequential Circuits
Register Transfer Logic
Register Transfer Schemes
Register Transfer Languages
Designing Sequential Circuits with Integrated Circuits
Programmable Logic
A Simple Computer: Organization and Programming
A Simple Computer
ASC Assembler
Program Loading
Linkers and Loaders
A Simple Computer: Hardware Design
Program Execution
Data, Instruction, and Address Flow
Bus Structure
Arithmetic and Logic Unit
Control Unit
Microprogrammed Control Unit
General I/O Model
The I/O Function
Direct Memory Access
Bus Architecture
I/O Processors (IOP)
Serial I/O
Common I/O Devices
Processor and Instruction Set Architectures
Types of Computer Systems
Operand (Data) Types and Formats
Instruction Set
Addressing Modes
Instruction Set Orthoganality
Example Systems
Memory and Storage
Types of Memory
Memory System Parameters
Memory Hierarchy
Memory Devices and Organizations
Memory System Design Using ICS
Speed Enhancement
Size Enhancement
Address Extension
Example Systems
Arithmetic/Logic Unit Enhancement
Logical and Fixed-Point Binary Operations
Decimal Arithmetic
ALU with Multiple Functional Units
Example Systems
Control Unit Enhancement
Speed Enhancement
Hardwired vs. Microprogrammed Control Units
Pipeline Performance Issues
Example Systems
Advanced Architectures
Cache Coherence
Data-Flow Architectures
Systolic Architectures
Example Systems
Embedded Systems
Software Architectures
Operating System (OS)
Example Systems
Computer Networks and Distributed Processing
Computer Networks
Distributed Processing
Grid Computing
Performance Evaluation
Performance Measures
Cost Factor
Code Optimization
Appendix A: Details of Representative Integrated Circuits
Gates, Decoders, and Other ICS Useful in Combinational Circuit Design
Flip-Flops, Registers, and Other ICS Useful in Sequential Circuit Design
Memory ICS
Appendix B: Stack Implementation
A Summary, References, and Problems appear at the end of each chapter.

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