The Elements of Computing Systems, Second Edition


Constructing a Fresh Computer from First Principles

By Noam Nisan and Shimon Schocken

A brand unique and broadly revised edition of a in vogue textbook old in universities, coding boot camps, hacker golf equipment, and online capabilities.

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A brand unique and broadly revised edition of a in vogue textbook old in universities, coding boot camps, hacker golf equipment, and online capabilities.

The most practical possible manner to trace how pc systems work is to present one from scratch, and this textbook leads newcomers thru twelve chapters and initiatives that gradually produce the hardware platform and application hierarchy for a straightforward however highly efficient pc arrangement. At some level of, newcomers reach fingers-on data of hardware, architecture, running systems, programming languages, compilers, data constructions and algorithms, and application engineering. Using this positive manner, the e book introduces newcomers to a foremost body of pc science data and demonstrates how theoretical and utilized ways taught in completely different pc science capabilities fit into the total characterize. The implications of these efforts is identified as Nand to Tetris: a whisk that begins with the most classic logic gate, called Nand, and ends, twelve initiatives later, with a fashioned-reason pc arrangement in a position to working Tetris.
The first edition of this in vogue textbook inspired Nand to Tetris classes in universities, coding boot camps, hacker golf equipment, and online route platforms. This second edition has been broadly revised. It has been restructured into two clear components—fragment I, Hardware, and fragment II, Tool—with six initiatives in every fragment. All chapters and initiatives had been rewritten, with an emphasis on keeping apart abstraction from implementation, and quite loads of of unique sections, figures, and examples had been added. Colossal unique appendixes offer focused presentation on technical and theoretical matters.

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$35.00

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ISBN: 9780262539807
344 pp. | 8 in x 9 in
116 b&w illus.

Authors

Noam Nisan

Noam Nisan is Dean of the College of Computer Science and Engineering on the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Shimon Schocken

Shimon Schocken is Professor of Computer Science and Founding Dean of the Efi Arazi College of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya, Israel.

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  • “Nisan and Schocken dangle created a masterpiece on this e book that spans from ‘Human Belief’ to ‘Common sense Gates’ at stop to ultimate depth. Be it as straightforward as writing a for-loop

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