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Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software : An Information Technology Approach

Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software : An Information Technology Approach - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0471073253

Cover of Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software : An Information Technology Approach 3RD 03 (ISBN 978-0471073253)
ISBN13: 978-0471073253
ISBN10: 0471073253
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Architecture of Computer Hardware and System Software : An Information Technology Approach - 3RD 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471073253

Irv Englander

ISBN13: 978-0471073253
ISBN10: 0471073253
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This newly revised reference presents fundamental computer hardware, systems software, and data concepts. It provides a careful, in depth, non-engineering introduction to the inner workings of modern computer systems. The book also features the latest advances in operating system design and computer interconnection.

Author Bio

Englander, Irv :

Dr. Irv Englander has been involved in many different aspects of the computing field for more than forty years. He has designed logic circuits, developed integrated circuits, developed computer architectures, designed computer-controlled systems, designed operating systems developed application software, created the initial system design for a large water monitoring system, performed software auditing and verification of critical control software, and developed and specified hardware components and application software as a consultant for business systems large and small.

As an educator he has contributed papers and given workshops on end-user computing, e-commerce, and on computer architecture education in the IS curriculum. He was an invited contributor and reviewer for the IS-97 information systems curriculum/ He is actively involved in the application of new technology to information systems. Dr. Englander has a Ph.D. From MIT in computer Science. His doctoral thesis was based on the design of a large image processing software laboratory. At MIT he won the supervised Investors Award for outstanding teaching. He holds the rank of Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley college, where he has taught full-time for nearly twenty-five years.

Table of Contents

PART ONE. AN OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Chapter 1. Computer Systems

PART TWO. DATA IN THE COMPUTER

Chapter 2. Number Systems
Chapter 3. Data Formats
Chapter 4. Representing Integer Data
Chapter 5. Floating Point Numbers

PART THREE. COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND HARDWARE OPERATION

Chapter 6. The Little Man Computer
Chapter 7. The CPU and Memory
Chapter 8. CPU and Memory: Design, Implementation, and Enhancement
Chapter 9. Input/Output
Chapter 10. Computer Peripherals
Chapter 11. Modern Computer Systems, Clusters, and Networks
Chapter 12. Three System Examples

PART FOUR. THE SOFTWARE COMPONENT

Chapter 13. Operating Systems: An Overview
Chapter 14. The User View of Operating Systems
Chapter 15. The Internal Operating System
Chapter 16. File Management
Chapter 17. Programming Tools
Chapter 18. Three Operating Systems
Supplementary Chapter 1. An Introduction to Digital Computer Logic
Suppl ementary Chapter 2. Instruction Addressing Modes
Supplementary Chapter 3. Communication Channel Technology

Bibliography
Index