Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Design / Edition 1

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A new advanced textbook/reference providing a comprehensive survey of hardware and software architectural principles and methods of computer systems organization and design. The book is suitable for a first course in computer organization. The style is similar to that of the author's book on assembly language in that it strongly supports self-study by students. This organization facilitates compressed presentation of material. Emphasis is also placed on related concepts to practical designs/chips. Topics: material presentation suitable for self- study; concepts related to practical designs and implementations; extensive examples and figures; details provided on several digital logic simulation packages; free MASM download instructions provided; and end-of-chapter exercises.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387952116
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Series: Texts in Computer Science Series
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1061
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 2.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Overview 1
1 Overview of Computer Organization 3
Pt. II Digital Logic Design 39
2 Digital Logic Basics 41
3 Combinational Circuits 83
4 Sequential Logic Circuits 109
Pt. III Interconnection 145
5 System Buses 147
Pt. IV Processors 195
6 Processor Organization and Performance 197
7 The Pentium Processor 251
8 Pipelining and Vector Processing 273
Pt. V Pentium Assembly Language 319
9 Overview of Assembly Language 321
10 Procedures and the Stack 387
11 Addressing Modes 435
12 Selected Pentium Instructions 471
13 High-Level Language Interface 551
Pt. VI RISC Processors 569
14 RISC Processors 571
15 MIPS Assembly Language 615
Pt. VII Memory 663
16 Memory System Design 665
17 Cache Memory 693
18 Virtual Memory 735
Pt. VIII Input and Output 765
19 Input/Output Organization 767
20 Interrupts 825
Appendices 863
App. A Computer Arithmetic 865
App. B Character Representation 901
App. C Assembling and Linking Pentium Assembly Language Programs 907
App. D Debugging Assembly Language Programs 927
App. E Running Pentium Assembly Language Programs on a Linux System 947
App. F Digital Logic Simulators 957
App. G SPIM Simulator and Debugger 969
App. H The SPARC Architecture 979
App. I Pentium Instruction Set 1001
Bibliography 1033
Index 1037
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