Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its eighth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. The table of contents and the text itself have been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field, including the trend toward using Web and Internet Technology, the evolution of Objects, and the important growth in the field of databases. Specifically, chapter three from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters. Chapter three will now only cover Operating Systems and the new chapter four will focus on Networks and the Internet. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Cache Memory It is instructive to compare the memory facilities within a computer
in relation to their functionality. Registers are used to hold the data immediately
applicable to the operation at hand; main memory is used to hold data that will ...
-III * \ An alternative to extending the machine language to include special op-
codes for I/O instructions is to use the same LOAD and STORE op-codes that are
already provided for communication with main memory. In these cases, each ...
In these cases, many programs and blocks of data must reside in main memory
concurrently, each in an area of memory set aside for it by the memory manager.
As the needs of different activities come and go, the memory manager must find ...
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