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ISBN-10 0132130661ISBN-13 9780132130660
ISBN-10 0136108040ISBN-13 9780136108047
Author(s): Randal E. Bryant; David R. O’Hallaron
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 1080

For Computer Organization and Architecture and Computer Systems courses in CS and EE and ECE departments.

Developed out of an introductory course at Carnegie Mellon University, this text explains the important and enduring concepts underlying all computer systems, and shows the concrete ways that these ideas affect the correctness, performance, and utility of application programs. The text's concrete and hands-on approach will help students understand what is going on “under the hood” of a computer system.