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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Thus we may represent the contents of a byte-size memory cell as shown in
Figure 1.7. To identify individual cells in a computer's main memory, each cell is
assigned a unique "name," called its address. The system is analogous to the ...
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 be needed in
3.2 Operating System Architecture 129 grams and data back and forth between
main memory and mass storage (a technique called paging). Suppose, for
example, that a main memory of 1024MB is required but the computer only has
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