Advances in Computer Architecture

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Wiley, 1978 - Computers - 545 pages
A completely updated edition of this overview of modern computer architecture. Examines alternatives to classical low-level von Neumann computer architecture, discussing the problems of classical architecture and new solutions to these problems. Illustrates new concepts through in-depth case studies of the Intel APX 432, IBM's SWARD, and other machines. State-of-the-art concepts covered include tagged storage, capability-based addressing, process management, protection domains, and error detection.

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Contents

A Critique of the Conventional von Neumann Architecture
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The Binding of Programs to Machines
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A SOFTWAREORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
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