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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Within this unit are two specialpurpose registers: the instruction register and the
program counter (see again Figure 2.4). The instruction register is used to hold
the instruction being executed. The program counter contains the address of the
The control unit begins the fetch step of the machine cycle by extracting the
instruction stored in main memory at location A0 and placing this instruction (
156C) in its instruction register (Figure 2.11a). Notice that, in our machine,
instructions are ...
2.3 Program Execution o 93 Figure 2.11 Performing the fetch step of the machine
cycle CPU Main memory Program counter Address AO Cells 5 Bus A1 A2  A3
| 6D Instruction register CPU Main memory Program counter Address A. Bus O ...
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