Introduction to Computing Systems

Author: Yale N. Patt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0072376902
Release Date: 2001
Genre: C# (Computer program language)

The reason most people do not understand their first programming language is because they are forced to memorize technical details. They do not understand the basic underpinnings. This book is based on the premise that starting with a high-level programming language has its shortcomings. This premise lead to Patt/Patel's "bottom-up approach" found in Introduction in Computing.

Mastering Modern Linux Second Edition

Author: Paul S. Wang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351211284
Release Date: 2018-06-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Praise for the First Edition: "This outstanding book ... gives the reader robust concepts and implementable knowledge of this environment. Graphical user interface (GUI)-based users and developers do not get short shrift, despite the command-line interface’s (CLI) full-power treatment. ... Every programmer should read the introduction’s Unix/Linux philosophy section. ... This authoritative and exceptionally well-constructed book has my highest recommendation. It will repay careful and recursive study." --Computing Reviews, August 2011 Mastering Modern Linux, Second Edition retains much of the good material from the previous edition, with extensive updates and new topics added. The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Linux concepts, usage, and programming. The text helps the reader master Linux with a well-selected set of topics, and encourages hands-on practice. The first part of the textbook covers interactive use of Linux via the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Command-Line Interface (CLI), including comprehensive treatment of the Gnome desktop and the Bash Shell. Using different apps, commands and filters, building pipelines, and matching patterns with regular expressions are major focuses. Next comes Bash scripting, file system structure, organization, and usage. The following chapters present networking, the Internet and the Web, data encryption, basic system admin, as well as Web hosting. The Linux Apache MySQL/MariaDB PHP (LAMP) Web hosting combination is also presented in depth. In the last part of the book, attention is turned to C-level programming. Topics covered include the C compiler, preprocessor, debugger, I/O, file manipulation, process control, inter-process communication, and networking. The book includes many examples and complete programs ready to download and run. A summary and exercises of varying degrees of difficulty can be found at the end of each chapter. A companion website (http://mml.sofpower.com) provides appendices, information updates, an example code package, and other resources for instructors, as well as students.

Digital Circuit Design for Computer Science Students

Author: Niklaus Wirth
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642577802
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The author is the leading programming language designer of our time and in this book, based on a course for 2nd-year students at, he closes the gap between hardware and software design. He encourages students to put the theory to work in exercises that include lab work culminating in the design of a simple yet complete computer. In short, a modern introduction to designing circuits using state-of-the-art technology and a concise, easy to master hardware description language (Lola).

The Elements of Computing Systems

Author: Noam Nisan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026214087X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Computers

This title gives students an integrated and rigorous picture of applied computer science, as it comes to play in the construction of a simple yet powerful computer system.

Introduction to Computing

Author: David Evans
Publisher:
ISBN: 0983455759
Release Date: 2011-12-07
Genre:

Introduction to Computing is a comprehensive text designed for the CS0 (Intro to CS) course at the college level. It may also be used as a primary text for the Advanced Placement Computer Science course at the high school level.

College Trigonometry

Author: Richard N. Aufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780618825073
Release Date: 2007-02-05
Genre: Mathematics

Accessible to students and flexible for instructors, College Trigonometry, Sixth Edition, uses the dynamic link between concepts and applications to bring mathematics to life. By incorporating interactive learning techniques, the Aufmann team helps students to better understand concepts, work independently, and obtain greater mathematical fluency. The text also includes technology features to accommodate courses that allow the option of using graphing calculators. Additional program components that support student success include Eduspace tutorial practice, online homework, SMARTHINKING Live Online Tutoring, and Instructional DVDs.The authors’ proven Aufmann Interactive Method allows students to try a skill as it is presented in example form. This interaction between the examples and Try Exercises serves as a checkpoint to students as they read the textbook, do their homework, or study a section. In the Sixth Edition, Review Notes are featured more prominently throughout the text to help students recognize the key prerequisite skills needed to understand new concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Computer Architecture and Implementation

Author: Harvey G. Cragon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521651689
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Computers

"The author begins by describing the classic von Neumann architecture and then presents in detail a number of performance models and evaluation techniques. He goes on to cover user instruction set design, including RISC architecture. A unique feature of the book is its memory-centric approach - memory systems are discussed before processor implementations. The author also deals with pipelined processors, input/output techniques, queuing modes, and extended instruction set architectures. Each topic is illustrated with reference to actual IBM and Intel architectures."--Jacket.

Computer Systems

Author: Umakishore Ramachandran
Publisher:
ISBN: 0321624807
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computer architecture

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

Studyguide for Introduction to Computing Systems from Bits and Gates to C and Beyond by Patt and Patel Isbn 9780072467505

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
ISBN: 1618128191
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Education

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Data Structures Using C

Author: D. Malik
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780324782011
Release Date: 2009-07-31
Genre: Computers

Now in its second edition, D.S. Malik brings his proven approach to C++ programming to the CS2 course. Clearly written with the student in mind, this text focuses on Data Structures and includes advanced topics in C++ such as Linked Lists and the Standard Template Library (STL). The text features abundant visual diagrams, examples, and extended Programming Examples, all of which serve to illuminate difficult concepts. Complete programming code and clear display of syntax, explanation, and example are used throughout the text, and each chapter concludes with a robust exercise set. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Computer Vision

Author: Simon J. D. Prince
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107011793
Release Date: 2012-06-18
Genre: Computers

A modern treatment focusing on learning and inference, with minimal prerequisites, real-world examples and implementable algorithms.

Circuits

Author: Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby
Publisher: NTS Press
ISBN: 9781934891100
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Electric circuits


The Physics of Computing

Author: Marilyn Wolf
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780128096161
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Computers

The Physics of Computing gives a foundational view of the physical principles underlying computers. Performance, power, thermal behavior, and reliability are all harder and harder to achieve as transistors shrink to nanometer scales. This book describes the physics of computing at all levels of abstraction from single gates to complete computer systems. It can be used as a course for juniors or seniors in computer engineering and electrical engineering, and can also be used to teach students in other scientific disciplines important concepts in computing. For electrical engineering, the book provides the fundamentals of computing that link core concepts to computing. For computer science, it provides foundations of key challenges such as power consumption, performance, and thermal. The book can also be used as a technical reference by professionals. Links fundamental physics to the key challenges in computer design, including memory wall, power wall, reliability Provides all of the background necessary to understand the physical underpinnings of key computing concepts Covers all the major physical phenomena in computing from transistors to systems, including logic, interconnect, memory, clocking, I/O

Security in Computing Systems

Author: Joachim Biskup
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540784425
Release Date: 2008-11-14
Genre: Computers

This monograph on Security in Computing Systems: Challenges, Approaches and Solutions aims at introducing, surveying and assessing the fundamentals of se- rity with respect to computing. Here, “computing” refers to all activities which individuals or groups directly or indirectly perform by means of computing s- tems, i. e. , by means of computers and networks of them built on telecommuni- tion. We all are such individuals, whether enthusiastic or just bowed to the inevitable. So, as part of the ‘‘information society’’, we are challenged to maintain our values, to pursue our goals and to enforce our interests, by consciously desi- ing a ‘‘global information infrastructure’’ on a large scale as well as by approp- ately configuring our personal computers on a small scale. As a result, we hope to achieve secure computing: Roughly speaking, computer-assisted activities of in- viduals and computer-mediated cooperation between individuals should happen as required by each party involved, and nothing else which might be harmful to any party should occur. The notion of security circumscribes many aspects, ranging from human qua- ties to technical enforcement. First of all, in considering the explicit security requirements of users, administrators and other persons concerned, we hope that usually all persons will follow the stated rules, but we also have to face the pos- bility that some persons might deviate from the wanted behavior, whether ac- dently or maliciously.