Computer and Network Organization (Maarten van Steen, et al)

 
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Computer and Network Organization (Maarten van Steen, et al)

This book gives a practical overview of the technical concepts of computer architecture, operating systems, and networks. This novel book describes how computer systems truly function, in contrast to many other basic texts that describe what networks and systems of computers do.

It exhibits how programming languages and compilers fit into the process of developing computer and network systems and discusses how the interplay between hardware and software occurs in regard to network operating systems. How things actually operate is demonstrated by way of condensed examples of programs (created in 68000 assembly language and a limited portion of Ada).

It covers current network technologies, including the Internet and the World Wide Web, and offers a ton of exercises, examples, summaries, and recommendations for additional study. A web website with more information on the book is accessible, and all illustrations and figures are available electronically. Supplements: You can access solutions and more exercises at http://www.cs.vu.nl/steen/cno.html.

The fundamental principles that underlie computers, operating systems, and networks are the focus of this fascinating new book. This book discusses networks and operating systems all under one cover. includes a number of tasks and recommendations for additional reading at the end of each chapter.

The book contains examples to use as illustrations. Assembler language for the 6800 and Ada are used to exhibit programming examples of low-level software that demonstrate how hardware and software interact in real-world situations.

Ebook Details

About the Authors
Operating systems, computer networks, and distributed systems are some of the topics that Maarten van Steen teaches at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Additionally, he has taught a number of extremely popular courses on topics connected to computer systems to ICT experts from business and governmental organizations.
Publisher
Published
Published Date / Year
1st edition (December 1995)
Hardcover
542 pages
eBook Format
PDF (560 pages)
ISBN-10
013382425X
ISBN-13
978-0133824254

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