Computer organization and design: the hardware/software interface

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Morgan Kaufmann, 1994 - Computers - 648 pages
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Patterson-Hennessey's new work offers the most current and comprehensive coverage of the topic and is the only book on the market to include RISC architectures. The book is intended to teach a broader audience the fundamentals of computing including programs, operating systems, and compilers.

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User Review  - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing

The book first gives an introduction into instruction-set-architectures using MIPS. Then in Chapter 4 a processor is constructed which implements (a part of) the MIPS architecture, while skipping many ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ibrahim Al-bluwi - Goodreads

This was the textbook of a university course that I took during my BSc. Although I am not a big fan of hardware and assembly languages I enjoyed studying from this book to a great extent. The book is ... Read full review


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Hennessy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Patterson, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

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