The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Computers - 799 pages
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Thoroughly Revised And Updated, The Essentials Of Computer Organization And Architecture, Second Edition Is A Comprehensive Resource That Addresses All Of The Necessary Organization And Architecture Topics Yet Is Concise Enough To Move Through In A Single Semester. The Text Covers Such Topics As Digital Logic, Data Representation, Machine-Level Language, General Organization, Assembly Language Programming, CPU Organization, Memory Organization, And Input/Output Devices, As Well As A New Chapter On Embedded Systems. Correlated To The ACM-IEEE Computing Curricula Guidelines, The Essentials Of Computer Organization And Architecture Is The Forefront Text For Your Computer Organization And Architecture Course.
  

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Not sure why other reviewers are trashing this textbook. Lots of great examples, very readable explanations, logical organization, simple example architecture, good as textbook and reference book (probably contains more than what is needed as a textbook). I'd recommend to anyone.

Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
38
Chapter Summary
91
Focus on Codes for Data Recording and Transmission
100
CHAPTER Boolean Algebra and Digital Logic
109
An Introduction to a Simple Computer
177
CHAPTER A Closer Look at Instruction Set Architectures
243
CHAPTER Memory
281
CHAPTER System Software
407
CHAPTER Alternative Architectures
461
CHAPTER Network Organization and Architecture
591
CHAPTER
666
APPENDIX
695
Trees
701
Glossary
715
Answers and Hints for Selected Exercises
757

CHAPTER InputOutput and Storage Systems
327
Chapter Summary
377

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