## Computer Science: An Overview |

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Parity Bits A popular and extremely simple method of detecting errors is based on

the principle that if each of the

of Is and a pattern is found with an even number of Is, an error must have ...

Parity Bits A popular and extremely simple method of detecting errors is based on

the principle that if each of the

**bit patterns**being manipulated has an odd numberof Is and a pattern is found with an even number of Is, an error must have ...

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111.11 + 1100 + 1.101 + 1 + £1 1-6 Storing Integers (optional) When searching

for an efficient technique for representing whole numbers as

might try the binary notation presented in Section 1-5, except that there is often a

need ...

111.11 + 1100 + 1.101 + 1 + £1 1-6 Storing Integers (optional) When searching

for an efficient technique for representing whole numbers as

**bit patterns**, wemight try the binary notation presented in Section 1-5, except that there is often a

need ...

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For example, starting with the value 5, we can obtain the pattern for - 5 by

complementing 0101 (the representation for 5) to get 1010 ... Nonnegative values

are represented by the

representations.

For example, starting with the value 5, we can obtain the pattern for - 5 by

complementing 0101 (the representation for 5) to get 1010 ... Nonnegative values

are represented by the

**bit pattern**that corresponds to their base tworepresentations.

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

PART ONE Machine Architecture | 19 |

Data Manipulation | 62 |

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