Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its ninth edition, this book continues to provide acomprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamicfield of computer science using a breadth-first approach. This bookpresents an introductory survey of computer science. It explores thebreadth of the subject while including enough depth to convey anhonest appreciation for the topics involved. The new edition includesreorganization of some key material for enhanced clarity (SoftwareEngineering and Artificial Intelligence chapters), new and expandedmaterial on Security and Data Abstractions, more on ethics anddifferent ethical theories in Chapter 0. Anyone interested in gaining athorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Understanding these basic properties of two's complement systems also leads to
an algorithm for decoding two's complement representations. If the pattern to be
decoded has a sign bit of 0, we need merely read the value as though the ...
If we were now asked to decode this message, starting with the original
threeentry dictionary, we would begin by decoding the initial string 1213 as xyx
followed by a space. At this point we would recognize that the string xyx forms a
word and ...
The steps in the machine cycle are fetch, decode, and execute (Figure 2.8).
During the fetch step, the control unit requests that main memory provide it with
the instruction that is stored at the address indicated by the program counter.
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