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Hardware and Computer Organization

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Hardware and Computer Organization is a practical introduction to the architecture of modern microprocessors. This book from the bestselling author explains how PCs work and how to make them work for you. It is designed to take students "under the hood" of a PC and provide them with an understanding of the complex machine that has become such a pervasive part of everyday life. It clearly explains how hardware and software cooperatively interact to accomplish real-world tasks. Unlike other textbooks on this topic, Dr. Berger's book takes the software developer's point-of-view. Instead of simply demonstrating how to design a computer's hardware, it provides an understanding of the total machine, highlighting strengths and weaknesses, explaining how to deal with memory and how to write efficient assembly code that interacts directly with, and takes best advantage of the underlying hardware. The book is divided into three major sections: Part 1 covers hardware and computer fundamentals, including logical gates and simple digital design. Elements of hardware development such as instruction set architecture, memory and I/O organization and analog to digital conversion are examined in detail, within the context of modern operating systems. Part 2 discusses the software at the lowest level assembly language, while Part 3 introduces the reader to modern computer architectures and reflects on future trends in reconfigurable hardware. This book is an ideal reference for ECE/software engineering students as well as embedded systems designers, professional engineers needing to understand the fundamentals of computer hardware, and hobbyists. The renowned author's many years in industry provide an excellent basis for the inclusion of extensive real-world references and insights Several modern processor architectures are covered, with examples taken from each, including Intel, Motorola, MIPS, and ARM
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9780750678865

Computer Hardware Hardware and Network Components Foundation

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Voor trainers is er gratis extra materiaal bij dit boek beschikbaar. Dit is te vinden onder het tabblad Training Material'. Log in met uw trainersaccount om het materiaal te raadplegen. Over de serie I-TracksBinnen I-Tracks kan iedereen die zich (verder) wil scholen op het gebied van de ICT zijn eigen individuele leerrichting kiezen, op basis van eerder verworven kennis en competenties. In de diverse opleidingstrajecten komen zowel theoretische als praktische vaardigheden aan bod. Er kunnen diverse soorten opleidingstrajecten gekozen worden. Short Tracks om binnen een korte doorlooptijd binnen een specifiek gebied kennis op te doen zoals security- of projectmanagement. Daarnaast zijn er diverse functiegerichte opleidingen, zoals Systeembeheerder en Helpdesk medewerker, waarin op basis van de functieprofielen en competenties opleidingstrajecten zijn samengesteld. Deze trajecten worden CareerTracks genoemd.Als laatste zijn er Academy Tracks; een complete ICT-opleiding op HBO-niveau in de volgende richtingen: Service Management, Information Management en System Developer.Bij Van Haren Publishing wordt een serie (leer)boeken ontwikkeld die ieder de totale examenstof dekken voor n I-Tracks module. Daarnaast zijn andere uitgaven van Van Haren Publishing aangemerkt als (kern-)literatuur voor een I-Tracks module. Voor het volledige overzicht zie: www.vanharen.net en www.exin.nl voor meest recente versie van de examenspecificaties.Over dit boekHet boek Computer Hardware is gebaseerd op de inhoud van de I-Tracks module Hardware and Network Components Foundation (HNCF). Deze module is een van de belangrijke inleidende modules in de Academy Track en in vrijwel alle Shorttracks.HNCF is bedoeld voor starters in de ICT, die nog weinig kennis hebben van de technische werking van een computer. In het boek wordt uitgelegd hoe een computer is opgebouwd en wat de functie en de werking is van de verschillende componenten. Zo wordt aandacht besteed aan de taak en functie van de processor, verschillende soorten geheugens en hoe in- en uitvoerapparaten samenwerken met de computer. Randapparaten, ook wel in- en uitvoerapparaten geheten, hebben verschillende eigenschappen.
Category: Education. ISBN: 9789087530006

Computer Hardware Description Languages and their Applications

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Hardware description languages (HDLs) have established themselves as one of the principal means of designing electronic systems. The interest in and usage of HDLs continues to spread rapidly, driven by the increasing complexity of systems, the growth of HDL-driven synthesis, the research on formal design methods and many other related advances. This research-oriented publication aims to make a strong contribution to further developments in the field. The following topics are explored in depth: BDD-based system design and analysis; system level formal verification; formal reasoning on hardware; languages for protocol specification; VHDL; HDL-based design methods; high level synthesis; and text/graphical HDLs. There are short papers covering advanced design capture and recent work in high level synthesis and formal verification. In addition, several invited presentations on key issues discuss and summarize recent advances in real time system design, automatic verification of sequential circuits and languages for protocol specification.
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9780444816412

Computer-Hardware Evaluation of Mathematical Functions

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Computer-Hardware Evaluation of Mathematical Functions provides a thorough up-to-date understanding of the methods used in computer hardware for the evaluation of mathematical functions: reciprocals, square-roots, exponentials, logarithms, trigonometric functions, hyperbolic functions, etc. It discusses how the methods are derived, how they work, and how well they work. The methods are divided into four core themes: CORDIC, normalization, table look-up, and polynomial approximations. In each case, the author carefully considers the mathematical derivation and basis of the relevant methods, how effective they are (including mathematical errors analysis), and how they can be implemented in hardware. This book is an excellent resource for any student or researcher seeking a comprehensive, yet easily understandable, explanation of how computer chips evaluate mathematical functions. Contents: Errors, Range-Reduction, and Rounding; Redundant Representations and High-Speed Arithmetic; CORDIC; High-Performance CORDIC; Normalization Algorithms; Polynomial and Rational-Function Approximations; Table Lookup and Segmented Polynomial Approximations; Reciprocals, Square Roots, and Inverse Square Roots. Readership: Graduate and undergraduate students and researchers interested in the hardware and software aspects of computer chips. Keywords:Computer Arithmetic;Elementary Functions;Computer Architecture Key Features: First full-length book on the subject; Contains up-to-date information; Detailed and easy to use
Category: Computers. ISBN: 9781783268603

Computer Hardware Description Languages and their Applications

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The topic areas presented within this volume focus on design environments and the applications of hardware description and modelling including simulation, verification by correctness proofs, synthesis and test. The strong relationship between the topics of CHDL'91 and the work around the use and re-standardization of the VHDL language is also explored. The quality of this proceedings, and its significance to the academic and professional worlds is assured by the excellent technical programme here compiled.
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9780444892089

Computer, Network, Software, and Hardware Engineering with Applications

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There are many books on computers, networks, and software engineering but none that integrate the three with applications . Integration is important because, increasingly, software dominates the performance, reliability, maintainability, and availability of complex computer and systems. Books on software engineering typically portray software as if it exists in a vacuum with no relationship to the wider system. This is wrong because a system is more than software. It is comprised of people, organizations, processes, hardware, and software. All of these components must be considered in an integrative fashion when designing systems. On the other hand, books on computers and networks do not demonstrate a deep understanding of the intricacies of developing software. In this book you will learn, for example, how to quantitatively analyze the performance, reliability, maintainability, and availability of computers, networks, and software in relation to the total system . Furthermore, you will learn how to evaluate and mitigate the risk of deploying integrated systems. You will learn how to apply many models dealing with the optimization of systems. Numerous quantitative examples are provided to help you understand and interpret model results. This book can be used as a first year graduate course in computer, network, and software engineering; as an on-the-job reference for computer, network, and software engineers; and as a reference for these disciplines.
Category: Computers. ISBN: 9781118037454

Hardware-based Computer Security Techniques to Defeat Hackers

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Presents primary hardware-based computer security approaches in an easy-to-read toolbox format Protecting valuable personal information against theft is a mission-critical component of today's electronic business community. In an effort to combat this serious and growing problem, the Intelligence and Defense communities have successfully employed the use of hardware-based security devices. This book provides a road map of the hardware-based security devices that can defeat—and prevent—attacks by hackers. Beginning with an overview of the basic elements of computer security, the book covers: Cryptography Key generation and distribution The qualities of security solutions Secure co-processors Secure bootstrap loading Secure memory management and trusted execution technology Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) Hardware-based authentification Biometrics Tokens Location technologies Hardware-Based Computer Security Techniques to Defeat Hackers includes a chapter devoted entirely to showing readers how they can implement the strategies and technologies discussed. Finally, it concludes with two examples of security systems put into practice. The information and critical analysis techniques provided in this user-friendly book are invaluable for a range of professionals, including IT personnel, computer engineers, computer security specialists, electrical engineers, software engineers, and industry analysts.
Category: Computers. ISBN: 9780470193396

Designing Embedded Hardware

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Embedded computer systems literally surround us: they're in our cell phones, PDAs, cars, TVs, refrigerators, heating systems, and more. In fact, embedded systems are one of the most rapidly growing segments of the computer industry today.Along with the growing list of devices for which embedded computer systems are appropriate, interest is growing among programmers, hobbyists, and engineers of all types in how to design and build devices of their own. Furthermore, the knowledge offered by this book into the fundamentals of these computer systems can benefit anyone who has to evaluate and apply the systems.The second edition of Designing Embedded Hardware has been updated to include information on the latest generation of processors and microcontrollers, including the new MAXQ processor. If you're new to this and don't know what a MAXQ is, don't worry--the book spells out the basics of embedded design for beginners while providing material useful for advanced systems designers. Designing Embedded Hardware steers a course between those books dedicated to writing code for particular microprocessors, and those that stress the philosophy of embedded system design without providing any practical information. Having designed 40 embedded computer systems of his own, author John Catsoulis brings a wealth of real-world experience to show readers how to design and create entirely new embedded devices and computerized gadgets, as well as how to customize and extend off-the-shelf systems.Loaded with real examples, this book also provides a roadmap to the pitfalls and traps to avoid. Designing Embedded Hardware includes: The theory and practice of embedded systems Understanding schematics and data sheets Powering an embedded system Producing and debugging an embedded system Processors such as the PIC, Atmel AVR, and Motorola 68000-series Digital Signal Processing (DSP) architectures Protocols (SPI and I2C) used to add peripherals RS-232C, RS-422, infrared communication, and USB CAN and Ethernet networking Pulse Width Monitoring and motor control If you want to build your own embedded system, or tweak an existing one, this invaluable book gives you the understanding and practical skills you need.
Category: Computers. ISBN: 9780596007553

Hardware Security and Trust

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to hardware security, from specification to implementation. Applications discussed include embedded systems ranging from small RFID tags to satellites orbiting the earth. The authors describe a design and synthesis flow, which will transform a given circuit into a secure design incorporating counter-measures against fault attacks. In order to address the conflict between testability and security, the authors describe innovative design-for-testability (DFT) computer-aided design (CAD) tools that support security challenges, engineered for compliance with existing, commercial tools. Secure protocols are discussed, which protect access to necessary test infrastructures and enable the design of secure access controllers.
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9783319443164

PC Hardware Buyer's Guide

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If you're one of the many who has decided to build your own personal computer system, you know that doing so can be quite a challenge. The information can be overwhelming--and so can the number of choices.It's true, whether you're perusing online sites, or wandering the aisles of your favorite retail store, shopping for PC components is no easy task. Until now. Thanks to PC Hardware Buyer's Guide , the experience of building your own PC system has never been easier.This handy pocket guide is the ideal shopping companion for do-it-yourself types. Loaded with valuable information, it starts off by providing a piece-by-piece overview of all the components that comprise a standard desktop computer. Then it sinks its teeth into the crux of the issue: how to choose the right parts for you, based on your particular profile (gamer, mainstream user, etc.). It does so by helping you identify which parts are: Compatible to each other Regarded as the best performing Closest in line with your budget For quick-lookup purposes, the PC Hardware Buyer's Guide even includes a simple reference chart with recommended brands and models. Just refer to the chart and the guesswork is gone. And don't worry about the shelf-life of the information, either. The PC Hardware Buyer's Guide features several rules of thumb for choosing components that endure past the latest models, so you don't need to buy a new guide with each passing year.In a market where very little written information exists, this is the only pocket guide that covers PC hardware.
Category: Computers. ISBN: 9780596009380
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