For undergraduates and professionals in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering courses. Four-time winner of Text and Academic Author’s award for best Computer Science and Engineering text!
Learn the fundamentals of processor and computer design from the newest edition of this award winning text.
Four-time winner of the best Computer Science and Engineering textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association, Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance provides a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of computer organization and architecture, covering not just processor design, but memory, I/O, and parallel systems.Coverage is supported by a wealth of concrete examples emphasizing modern RISC, CISC, and superscalar systems.
The eighth revision has been updated to reflect major advances in computer technology, including multicore processors and embedded processors. Interactive simulations have been expanded and keyed into relevant sections of text.
Chapter 2 Computer Evolution and Performance
Chapter 3 A Top-Level View of Computer Function and Interconnection
Chapter 4 Cache Memory
Chapter 5 Internal Memory Technology
Chapter 6 External Memory
Chapter 7 Input/Output
Chapter 8 Operating System Support
Chapter 9 Computer Arithmetic
Chapter 10 Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions
Chapter 11 Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats
Chapter 12 Processor Structure and Function
Chapter 13 Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISCs)
Chapter 14 Instruction-Level Parallelism and Super scalar Processors
Chapter 15 Control Unit Operation
Chapter 16 Micro programmed Control
Chapter 17 Parallel Processing1
Chapter 18 Multi core Computers
Chapter 19 Number Systems
Chapter 20 Digital Logic
Chapter 21 The IA-64 Architecture
Appendix C Hash Tables
Appendix D Victim Cache Strategies
Appendix E Interleaved Memory
Appendix F International Reference Alphabet
Appendix G Virtual Memory Page Replacement Algorithms
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