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Computer Organisation and Architecture

An Introduction

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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
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Part of the Grassroots book series (GRASS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 1-9
  3. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 10-25
  4. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 26-41
  5. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 42-67
  6. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 68-88
  7. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 89-108
  8. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 109-122
  9. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 123-153
  10. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 154-176
  11. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 177-187
  12. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 188-229
  13. B. S. Chalk, A. T. Carter, R. W. Hind
    Pages 230-237
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 238-281

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

computer hardware operating system

About the authors

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.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Book Subtitle An Introduction
  • Authors B.S. Chalk
    Antony Carter
    Robert Hind
  • Series Title Grassroots
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-00060-5
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4039-0164-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-230-00060-5
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages , 296
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Computer Systems Organization and Communication Networks
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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