High-Performance Computer Architecture (3rd Revised edition)

High-Performance Computer Architecture (3rd Revised edition)

By: Harold S. Stone (author)Paperback

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This update of the popular book on computer architecture presents design ideas embodied in many high-performance machines and stresses techniques for evaluating them. Stone develops a proper understanding of the design process by treating the various trade-offs that exist in designing choices, and shows how good designs make efficient use of technology. Features *Teaches techniques for the design and analysis of high-performance machines *Develops students' intuition for design by treating various tradeoffs that exist in design choices *Discusses many important topics: RISC architectures, interconnection meshes, Cache coherent and multiprocessors, and Cache Memory. *Includes enhanced descriptions of RISC Processors *Expands material on Cache Memory Analysis *Current technology in RISC with a focused look on super scalar *Additional memory models and techniques for doing Cache design *New porposals for coherent memory systems in System C parallel processors *Both design and thought problems and problems with limiting parameters are provided 0201526883B04062001

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1. Introduction. 2. Memory-System Design. 3. Pipeline Design Techniques. 4. Characteristics of Numerical Applications. 5. Vector Computers. 6. Multiprocessors. 7. Multiprocessor Algorithms.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780201526882
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780201526882
  • weight: 1493
  • ISBN10: 0201526883
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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