Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/software Interface
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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The Role of Performance
Language of the Machine
Arithmetic for Computers
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adder adding addition algorithm allow architecture arithmetic assembly Assume bits block branch byte cache called cause Chapter clock cycle combinational compiler complete contains cost datapath depend described determine device disk double elements entries equal example exception execution Exercise faster fetch field Figure floating-point four function hardware implementation improvement increase input instruction instruction set jump language less lines load logic look machine means memory MIPS miss move multiplexor multiply occur operands operation output parallel performance pipeline procedure processor Read reference represent result sequence Shift shown shows signal single specify stack stage step subtract tion transfer truth table unit write written