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Schaum's Outline of Computer Architecture (Schaum's Outlines)

Schaum's Outline of Computer Architecture (Schaum's Outlines)
Author: Nick Carter
ISBN 13: 9780071362078
ISBN 10: 7136207
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2002-01-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $22.00

Master the fundamentals of computer architecture with Schaum's­­the high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams and projects!

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Schaum's Outlines give you the information your teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format­­without overwhelming you with unnecessary jargon. You get a complete overview of the subject. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's let you study at your own pace and remind you of all the important facts you need to remember­­fast! And Schaum's are so complete, they're perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams.

Inside, you will find:

  • Overview of hardware and software design elements in computer systems
  • Concise explanations of hardware and software interface
  • Complete details on the efficient use of system resources
  • Solved problems in: instruction sets, pipelining, cache, memory, I/O and more!

If you want top grades and a thorough understanding of computer architecture, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have!

Chapters include:

  • Introduction
  • Binary Logic
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Machine Organization
  • Programming Models
  • Basic Processor Design
  • Pipelining
  • Instruction-Level Parallelism
  • Introduction to Memory Systems
  • Cache Memories
  • Virtual Memory
  • Input/Output Systems
  • Introduction to Multiprocessors

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Nick Carter, Ph.D. (Urbana, IL) is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He holds a doctorate in computer science from MIT, has worked at IBM’s Yorktown, NY, research facility and was the memory system architect on MIT’s prestigious M-Machine project.