9780135188972

Pearson eText for Computer Organization and Architecture -- Access Code Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135188972

  • ISBN10:

    0135188970

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2018-06-29
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering.

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Comprehensively covers processor and computer design fundamentals

Computer Organization and Architecture , 11th Edition is about the structure and function of computers. Its purpose is to present, as clearly and completely as possible, the nature and characteristics of modern-day computer systems. Written in a clear, concise, and engaging style, author William Stallings provides a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of computer organization and architecture and relates these to contemporary design issues. Subjects such as I/O functions and structures, RISC, and parallel processors are thoroughly explored alongside real-world examples that enhance the text and build student interest. Incorporating brand-new material and strengthened pedagogy, the 11th Edition keeps students up to date with recent innovations and improvements in the field of computer organization and architecture.


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Author Biography

Dr. William Stallings has authored 18 textbooks and over 70 books on computer security, computer networking, and computer architecture. With over 30 years’ experience in the field, he has worked as a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive at several high-technology firms. Currently, he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He has received the award for the best computer science textbook of the year thirteen times from the Text and Academic Authors Association.


Dr. Stallings created and maintains the Computer Science Student Resource Site at ComputerScienceStudent.com. This site provides documents and links on a variety of subjects of general interest to computer science students and professionals. He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology. He holds a Ph.D. from MIT in computer science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction

1. Basic Concepts and Computer Evolution

2. Performance Concepts


II. The Computer System

3. A Top-Level View of Computer Function and Interconnection

4. The Memory Hierarchy: Locality and Performance

5. Cache Memory

6. Internal Memory

7. External Memory

8. Input/Output

9. Operating System Support


III. Arithmetic and Logic

10. Number Systems

11. Computer Arithmetic

12. Digital Logic


IV. Instruction Sets and Assembly Language

13. Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions

14. Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats

15. Assembly Language and Related Topics


V. The Central Processing Unit

16. Processor Structure and Function

17. Reduced Instruction Set Computers

18. Instruction-Level Parallelism and Superscalar Processors

19. Control Unit Operation and Microprogrammed Control


VI. Parallel Organization

20. Parallel Processing

21. Multicore Computers


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