Computer Organization and Architecture: Designing for Performance is a comprehensive textbook for computer science professionals and undergraduates. The book covers the basics of computer architecture, explaining how computer memory works. It takes readers through input and output devices and how the commands are translated by the operating system. It also covers number systems, Computer Arithmetic, digital logic and Processor Structure and Function. In addition the book provides a few instruction sets for the students to understand the practical applications of the topics. It is an essential resource for anyone trying to understand advanced computer architecture and concepts such as parallel processing and multi-core computing.
About William Stallings
William Stallings is an American Computer Science teacher and writer. A prolific writer, he has written widely on operating systems, computer networks, computer organization, and cryptography. Some of his other books are: Cryptography and Network Security, Data and Computer Communications, Operating Systems - Internals and Design Principles, Wireless Communications and Networks and Local and Metropolitan Area Networks.
Dr. Stallings obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Chapter 0 Reader’s and Instructor’s Guide
Chapter 1 Introduction
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
Chapter 7 Input/Output
Chapter 8 Operating System Support
Chapter 9 Number Systems
Chapter 10 Computer Arithmetic
Chapter 11 Digital Logic
Chapter 12 Instruction Sets: Characteristics and Functions
Chapter 13 Instruction Sets: Addressing Modes and Formats
Chapter 14 Processor Structure and Function
Chapter 16 Instruction-Level Parallelism and Superscalar Processors
Chapter 17 Parallel Processing
Chapter 18 Multicore Computers
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Great book for complete reference on Computer A&O
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