Computer Systems

An Integrated Approach to Architecture and Operating Systems

Author: Umakishore Ramachandran,William Leahy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321624802

Category: Computer architecture

Page: 784

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In the early days of computing, hardware and software systems were designed separately. Today, as multicore systems predominate, this separation is becoming impractical.Computer Systems examines the key elements of all computer systems using an integrated approach that treats hardware and software as part of the same, larger system. Students gain important insights into the interplay between hardware and software and leave the course with a better understanding of a modern computer system
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Exam Prep for: Computer Systems; An Integrated Approach to Architecture and Operating Systems

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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Computer science is the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text Computer Systems; An Integrated Approach to Architecture and Operating Systems Items include highly probable exam items: Resolution, values, Top-level domain, Data type, Data processing, Input device, Business software, Java, Top-level domain, Software development, Internet service, SCSI, and more.
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Concurrent Systems

An Integrated Approach to Operating Systems, Database and Distributed Systems

Author: Jean Bacon

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 602

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Concurrent Systems answers the need for a book on concurrent programming which serves to integrate operating systems and database concepts, and provides a foundation for later courses in these areas.
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Whole System Design

An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

Author: Peter Stasinopoulos

Publisher: Earthscan

ISBN: 1849773777

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic and environmental performance of the designed system throughout its life which can span from a few years to many decades. Indeed it is now widely acknowledged that all designers - particularly engineers architects and industrial designers - need to be able to understand and implement a whole system design approach. This book provides a clear design methodology based on leading efforts in the field and is supported by worked examples that demonstrate how advances in energy materials and water productivity can be achieved through applying an integrated approach to sustainable engineering. Chapters 1-5 outline the approach and explain how it can be implemented to enhance the established Systems Engineering framework. Chapters 6-10 demonstrate through detailed worked examples the application of the approach to industrial pumping systems passenger vehicles electronics and computer systems temperature control of buildings and domestic water systems. Published with The Natural Edge Project the World Federation of Engineering Organizations UNESCO and the Australian Government.
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Computer Architecture and Organization

An Integrated Approach

Author: Miles J. Murdocca,Vincent P. Heuring

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471733881

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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An accessible introduction to computer systems and architecture Anyone aspiring to more advanced studies in computer-related fields must gain an understanding of the two parallel aspects of the modern digital computer: programming methodology and the underlying machine architecture. The uniquely integrated approach of Computer Architecture and Organization connects the programmer's view of a computer system with the associated hardware and peripheral devices, providing a thorough, three-dimensional view of what goes on inside the machine. Covering all the major topics normally found in a first course in computer architecture, the text focuses on the essentials including the instruction set architecture (ISA), network-related issues, and programming methodology. Using "real world" case studies to put the information into perspective, the chapters examine: * Data representation * Arithmetic * The instruction set architecture * Datapath and Control * Languages and the machine * Memory * Buses and peripherals * Networking and communication * Advanced computer architecture A valuable feature of this book is the use of ARC, a subset of the SPARC processor, for an instruction set architecture. A platform-independent ARCTools suite, containing an assembler and simulator for the ARC ISA, that supports the examples used in the book is available. Better yet, the content is supplemented by online problem sets available through WileyPlus. Balanced and thoughtfully designed for use as either a classroom text or self-study guide, Computer Architecture and Organization: An Integrated Approach will put you solidly on track for advancing to higher levels in computer-related disciplines. About the Author: MILES MURDOCCAserves as the President and CEO of Internet Institute USA (IIUSA), a private postsecondary information technology (IT) school specializing in networking, operating systems, IP telephony, programming, and security. Previously, Dr. Murdocca has been a computer science faculty member at Rutgers University and a research scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories working in computer architecture, networking, and digital optical computing. He is the author of A Digital Design Methodology for Optical Computing and Principles of Computer Architecture and a contributing author to Computer Systems Design and Architecture, Second Edition as well as the author of dozens of professional papers and patents relating to information technology. VINCE HEURING is an associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has been at the university since 1984, and prior to that he spent three years at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Heuring's research encompasses computer architectures and programming language design implementation. He and his colleague, Harry Jordan, designed and built the world's first stored program optical computer, "SPOC."
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The Architecture of Computer Hardware and Systems Software

An Information Technology Approach

Author: Irv Englander

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 729

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Fundamental principles that will keep you on the cutting edge! Most computer architecture books are just too technical and complex. Focusing on specific technology, they often bypass the basics and are outdated as quickly as technology advances. Now, Irv Englander's gentle-but-thorough introduction to computer architecture and systems software provides just the right amount of technical detail you'll need to make successful decisions in your future career. The text covers all the basics in an accessible, easy-to-understand way. Organized in a form that parallels an actual computer system, entire sections are devoted to principles of data, hardware, and software, with computer interconnection, clustering, and networking integrated into the material to emphasize the importance of computer and system structure. Assuming only basic knowledge, these sections build up to an in-depth understanding of each topic and how they interrelate to make up a computer system. With this Third Edition's outstanding features, you'll be able to build a solid foundation for success on the job. All chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect current technology. Revised with even clearer discussions of virtual storage, the operation of memory, and modern CPU architectures. Programming examples are written in a C++/Java-like pseudocode. Emphasizes the computer aspects of clustering and networking, rather than the data communication aspects. Provide an understanding of underlying, non-changing basics of computers, so that you can make knowledgeable decisions about systems. Introduce new technological concepts without overwhelming you with too much detail. Examples cover a broad spectrum of hardware and software systems, from personal computers to mainframes. Integrates discussions of hardware and software throughout, and explores the symbiosis between them.
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Information Security Architecture

An Integrated Approach to Security in the Organization, Second Edition

Author: Jan Killmeyer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 113550430X

Category: Computers

Page: 424

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Information Security Architecture, Second Edition incorporates the knowledge developed during the past decade that has pushed the information security life cycle from infancy to a more mature, understandable, and manageable state. It simplifies security by providing clear and organized methods and by guiding you to the most effective resources available. In addition to the components of a successful Information Security Architecture (ISA) detailed in the previous edition, this volume also discusses computer incident/emergency response. The book describes in detail every one of the eight ISA components. Each chapter provides an understanding of the component and details how it relates to the other components of the architecture. The text also outlines how to establish an effective plan to implement each piece of the ISA within an organization. The second edition has been modified to provide security novices with a primer on general security methods. It has also been expanded to provide veteran security professionals with an understanding of issues related to recent legislation, information assurance, and the latest technologies, vulnerabilities, and responses.
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Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture

13th EG-ICE Workshop 2006, Ascona, Switzerland, June 25-30, 2006, Revised Selected Papers

Author: European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering. Workshop

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540462465

Category: Computers

Page: 692

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 13th Workshop of the European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering on Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture, EG-ICE 2006, held in Ascona, Switzerland in June 2006.The 59 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions for inclusion in the book. In addition there is a summary of a panel session on the Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering. All issues of advanced informatics are covered - in terms of current aspects of engineering - including a range of techniques such as artificial intelligence, evolutionary and adaptive computing, case based reasoning, networking and computer supported co-operative working, concurrent engineering, human computer interface issues, agents, constraint based reasoning, VR, and workflow design.
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GIS in Land and Property Management

Author: Martin P. Ralphs,Peter Wyatt

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134550936

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Economists, geographers and surveyors are beginning to recognise the powerful tool which a Geographical Information System (GIS) offers in effective property management. It provides a means of managing land and property information digitally and in a geographical context, and allows for rapid access to information and a means of analyzing that information in a geographical context. GIS in Land and Property Management shows how to use GIS, both in principle and in practice. It introduces digital mapping and GIS, along with a brief history of the development of GIS and LIS, all with an emphasis on property. In presenting the spectrum of GIS applications in property management it gives a number of case studies from a variety of market sectors, and it analyzes the issues to provide guidance and a number of recommendations for the implementation of GIS. At the same time common themes and issues are drawn out to present a coherent message for students and practitioners. The book is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students on land management, built environment, economics and geography courses, and for property professionals, in both public and private sectors, looking to GIS as a property management decision aid.
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Architecture of Computing Systems - ARCS 2009

22nd International Conference, Delft, The Netherlands, March 10-13, 2009, Proceedings

Author: Mladen Bereković,Mladen Berekovic,Christian Müller-Schloer,Christian Hochberger,Stephan Wong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642004539

Category: Computers

Page: 259

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TheARCSseriesofconferenceshasover30yearsoftraditionreportingtop-notch results in computer architecture and operating systems research. It is organized bythe specialinterest groupon “Computer and System Architecture” ofthe GI (Gesellschaft fur ¨ Informatik e.V.) and ITG (Informationstechnische Gesellschaft im VDE - Information Technology Society). In 2009, ARCS was hosted by the Delft University of Technology, which has one of the leading information te- nology schools in Europe. This year's special focus was set on energy awarenessviewed from two di?- ent perspectives. Firstly, this deals with the improvement of computer systems to be as energy-e?cient as possible (particularly for speci?c applications). One can think of heterogeneous multi-core architectures or recon?gurable archit- tures for this purpose.Secondly,this addressesthe usage ofcomputer systems to reduce the energy consumption of other systems, which might lead to problems of communication and cooperation. Like the previous conferences in this series, it continues to be an important forum for computer architecture research. The call for papers resulted in a total of 57 submissions from around the world. Each submission was assigned to at least three members of the Program Committee for review. The Program Committee decided to accept 21 papers, which are arranged into eight sessions. The accepted papers are from: Finland, France, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, UK, and USA. Three intriguingkeynotesfromacademia andindustry complementedthe strong technical program.
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