Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, 2nd Edition (Randal E. Bryant, et al)

 
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Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, 2nd Edition (Randal E. Bryant, et al)

There aren't many opportunities for computer science or computer engineering students to build their own computers. On the other hand, the majority of pupils will be expected to program and use computers almost daily.

By demonstrating how these notions impact the accuracy, effectiveness, and usefulness of application programs, this book explains the significant and enduring concepts that constitute the basis of computer systems. The text's practical approach—which includes a thorough set of labs—enables students to comprehend how a modern computer system actually works and equips them for further study of systems subjects like compilers, computer architecture, operating systems, and networking.

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About the Authors
  • Randal E. Bryant graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1973 from the University of Michigan, and after attending graduate school there, he earned a doctorate in computer science there in 1981.
  • The University of Virginia awarded David R. O'Hallaron a Ph.D. in computer science in 1986. After working with General Electric for a while, he became a Systems Scientist faculty member at Carnegie Mellon in 1989. In the departments of computer science and electrical and computer engineering, he is currently an associate professor.
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2 edition (February 14, 2010)
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These documents are copyrighted by the authors and are being posted on this web page with the following understanding: "These documents are being made available to the public, subject to copyright provisions. You are free to copy and distribute it, but yo
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1080 pages
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ISBN-10
0136108040
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978-0136108047

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