Computer Organization and Architecture, 11th edition
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Computer Organization and Architecture comprehensively covers processor and computer design fundamentals. The text is about the structure and function of computers. Its purpose is to present, as clearly and completely as possible, the nature and characteristics of modern-day computer systems. Written in a clear, concise, and engaging style, author William Stallings provides a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of computer organization and architecture and relates these to contemporary design issues.
Incorporating brand-new material and strengthened pedagogy, the 11th Edition keeps students up to date with recent innovations and improvements in the field of computer organization and architecture. Subjects such as I/O functions and structures, RISC and parallel processors are thoroughly explored alongside real-world examples that enhance the text and build student interest.
Published by Pearson (June 21st 2018) - Copyright © 2019
Subject: Computer Engineering
Category: Computer Organization
- Basic Concepts and Computer Evolution
- Performance Concepts
II. The Computer System
- A Top-Level View of Computer Function and Interconnection
- The Memory Hierarchy: Locality and Performance
- Cache Memory
- Internal Memory
- External Memory
- Operating System Support
III. Arithmetic and Logic
- Number Systems
- Computer Arithmetic
- Digital Logic
IV. Instruction Sets and Assembly Language
- Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions
- Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats
- Assembly Language and Related Topics
V. The Central Processing Unit
- Processor Structure and Function
- Reduced Instruction Set Computers
- Instruction-Level Parallelism and Superscalar Processors
- Control Unit Operation and Microprogrammed Control
VI. Parallel Organization
- Parallel Processing
- Multicore Computers
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