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
2.3 Program Execution o 91 instruction is for an arithmetic operation, the control
unit activates the appropriate circuitry in ... Observe that since the program
counter was incremented at the end of the previous fetch, it again provides the
With the program stored in this manner, we can cause the machine to execute it
by placing the address (A0) of the first instruction in the program counter and
starting the machine (Figure 2.10). The control unit begins the fetch step of the ...
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