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Computer Organization

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*A comprehensive overview of hardware and software issues make this a "must-have" for electrical and computer engineers*Contains new material on RISC processors, performance analysis, multiprocessors and memory systems*New two-color design and illustrations illuminate the text
Hardcover, 832 pages
Published August 2nd 2001 by McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math (first published January 1st 1978)
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Dec 08, 2015 Amy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the best book I've found on self-learning computer organization. Typically references on this subject are just manuals. They're not the best for students looking to gain a holistic understanding of what goes on under the hood of a computer. The few textbooks that exist for this subject don't really seem to show how concepts link up, and overall, tackling this subject seems almost hopeless without an instructor or a course to guide you along.

However, this book provides the much needed chr
Nov 20, 2015 Mo rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dry intro to ALUs, memory, i/o, and assembly control of CISC, RISC, multiprocessors, etc... But it's a great reference for the HP-11!!
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good book that i never read
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Aug 15, 2012 Haneen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
CEN 468:Computer Organization and design
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