Table of contents for Computer organization and design : the hardware/software interface / David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy ; with a contribution by Peter J. Ashenden, James R. Larus, Daniel J. Sorin.


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Counter 1 Computer Abstractions and Technology
2 Instructions: Language of the Computer
3 Arithmetic for Computers
4 Assessing and Understanding Performance
5 The Processor: Datapath and Control
6 Enhancing Performance with Pipelining
7 Large and Fast: Exploiting Memory Hierarchy
8 Storage, Networks, and Other Peripherals
On the CD:
9 Multiprocessors
Appendix A: Assemblers, Linkers, and the Spim simulator
Appendix B: The Basics of Logic Design
Appendix C: Mapping Control to Hardware
Appendix D: A Survey of RISC Architectures for Desktop, Server, and Embedded Computers

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Computer organization, Computer engineering, Computer interfaces