This two-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture. The first book in the set gives complete coverage of the subjects pertaining to introductory courses in computer organization and architecture, including:
Instruction set architecture and design
Assembly language programming
Processing unit design
Memory system design
Input-output design and organization
Pipelining design techniques
Reduced Instruction Set Computers (RISCs)
The second volume provides advanced coverage of the field. Both books benefit from the authors' many years' experience in teaching this field as they offer real world applications, examples of machines, case studies and practical experiences in each chapter.
MOSTAFA ABD-EL-BARR, PhD, is currently a professor and chairman of the Department of Information Science at Kuwait University. He has co-authored two other books, published more than 120 papers, and served as chair for a number of international conferences and symposia.HESHAM EL-REWINI, PhD, PE, is a full professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He has co-authored several books, published numerous research papers in journals and conference proceedings, and chaired many international conferences.