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Computer Organisation and Architecture (2nd Edition)

An Introduction

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 296
Series:

Grassroots

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04 December 2003

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This book describes how a computer works and explains how the various hardware components are organized and interconnected to provide a platform upon which programs can be executed. It takes a simple, step-by-step approach...

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This book describes how a computer works and explains how the various hardware components are organized and interconnected to provide a platform upon which programs can be executed. It takes a simple, step-by-step approach suitable for first year undergraduates coming to the subject for the first time. The second edition of this book has been thoroughly updated to cover new developments in the field and includes new diagrams and end-of-chapter exercises. It will also be accompanied by a lecturer and student web site which will contain solutions to exercises, further exercises, PowerPoint slides and all the source code used in the book.

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Unique concise, introductory style compared to highly theoretical style of competition
This edition has been fully updated to include the most current technologies and the Pentium Processor is now the main example
New ancillary web site includes solutions to exercises, further exercises, PowerPoint slides and all the source code from the book
New highly experienced coauthors who have extensive knowledge of student's needs
Includes new artwork and existing diagrams have been updated

Preface
Introduction
Data Representation and Computer Arithmetic
Digital Logic Circuits
Fetching and
Executing Instructions
The Intel Processor
Primary Memory
Secondary Memory
Input-Output
Operating Systems
Reduced Instruction Set Computers
Communications Architecture
Parallel
Architecture
Appendices
Index.
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B.S. CHALK is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics at South Bank University, where his interests include neural networks and concurrent systems.

ROBERT HIND is a freelance computer consultant and also teaches part time at Cavendish College London. He previously had many years teaching experience at the University of East London.

ANTONY CARTER is a Senior Lecturer at Anglia Polytechnic University. He teaches computer systems, networking, project management and high-level programming.

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B.S. CHALK is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics at South Bank University, where his interests include neural networks and concurrent systems.

ROBERT HIND is a freelance computer consultant and also teaches part time at Cavendish College London. He previously had many years teaching experience at the University of East London.

ANTONY CARTER is a Senior Lecturer at Anglia Polytechnic University. He teaches computer systems, networking, project management and high-level programming.

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