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Computer Organization and Design, Third Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface, Third Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design)
Computer Organization and Design, Third Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface, Third Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design) by David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy 1558606041 9781558606043
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Computer Organization and Design, Third Edition: The Hardware/Software Interface, Third Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design) by David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

A revised printing for this book will be available in June 2007!lt;/i> lt;/b> Whats New in the Third Edition, Revised Printinglt;/b> The same great book gets better! The revised printing features all of the original content along with these additional features: Appendix A (Assemblers, Linkers, and the SPIM Simulator) has been moved from the CD-ROM into the printed book Corrections and bug fixes Click here to request a desk copy of the revised printing! About the Third Editionlt;/b> In addition to thoroughly updating every aspect of the text to reflect the most current computing technology, the third edition *Uses standard 32-bit MIPS 32 as the primary teaching ISA. *Presents the assembler-to-HLL translations in both C and Java. *Highlights the latest developments in architecture in Real Stuff sections: + Intel IA-32 + Power PC 604 + Googles PC cluster + Pentium P4 + SPEC CPU2000 benchmark suite for processors + SPEC Web99 benchmark for web servers + EEMBC benchmark for embedded systems + AMD Opteron memory hierarchy + AMD vs. 1A-64 New support for distinct course goalslt;/b> Many of the adopters who have used our book throughout its two editions are refining their courses with a greater hardware or software focus. We have provided new material to support these course goals: New material to support a Hardware Focuslt;/i> +Using logic design conventions +Designing with hardware description languages +Advanced pipelining +Designing with FPGAs +HDL simulators and tutorials +Xilinx CAD tools New material to support a Software Focuslt;/i> +How compilers Work +How to optimize compilers +How to implement object oriented languages +MIPS simulator and tutorial +History sections on programming languages, compilers, operating systems and databases Whats New in the Third Editionlt;/b> lt;/i> New pedagogical featureslt;/b> Understanding Program Performancelt;/i> -Analyzes key performance issues from the programmers perspective Check Yourself Questionslt;/i> -Helps students assess their understanding of key points of a section Computers in the Real Worldlt;/i> -Illustrates the diversity of applications of computing technology beyond traditional desktop and servers For More Practicelt;/i> -Provides students with additional problems they can tackle In More Depthlt;/i> -Presents new information and challenging exercises for the advanced student New reference featureslt;/b> Highlighted glossary terms and definitions appear on the book page, as bold-faced entries in the index, and as a separate and searchable reference on the CD. A complete index of the material in the book and on the CD appears in the printed index and the CD includes a fully searchable version of the same index. Historical Perspectives and Further Readings have been updated and expanded to include the history of software R&D. CD-Library provides materials collected from the web which directly support the text. On the CDlt;/b> CD-Bars: Full length sections that are introduced in the book and presented on the CD CD-Appendixes: The entire set of appendixes CD-Library: Materials collected from the web which directly support the text CD-Exercises: For More Practicelt;/i> provides exercises and solutions for self-study In More Depthlt;/i> presents new information and challenging exercises for the advanced or curious student Glossary: Terms that are defined in the text are collected in this searchable reference Further Reading: References are organized by the chapter they support Software: HDL simulators, MIPS si

Author: David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

Language: English

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 656

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 2004-08-16

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