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Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Linda Null, PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Julia Lobur, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284065534
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Digital      pages      © 2015
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
Price: $109.95 US List
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Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fourth Edition is a digital-only Access Code that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting system.

Updated and revised to reflect the most current data in the field, perennial bestseller The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fourth Edition is comprehensive enough to address all necessary organization and architecture topics, but concise enough to be appropriate for a single-term course. Its focus on real-world examples and practical applications encourages students to develop a “big-picture” understanding of how essential organization and architecture concepts are applied in the computing world. In addition to direct correlation with the ACM/IEEE CS2013 guidelines for computer organization and architecture, the text exposes readers to the inner workings of a modern digital computer through an integrated presentation of fundamental concepts and principles.

The fully revised and updated Fourth Edition includes the most up-to-the-minute data and resources available and reflects current technologies, including tablets and cloud computing. All-new exercises, expanded discussions, and feature boxes in every chapter implement even more real-world applications and current data, and many chapters include all-new examples. A full suite of student and instructor resources, including a secure companion website, Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint Format, and an Instructor Manual complement the text. This award-winning, best-selling text is the most thorough, student-friendly, and accessible text on the market today.

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Features & Benefits

  • The Fourth Edition is in direct correlation with the ACM/IEEE CS2013 guidelines for computer organization and architecture, in addition to integrating material from additional knowledge units.
  • All-new material on a variety of topics, including zetabytes and yottabytes, automatons, tablet computers, graphic processing units, and cloud computing
  • The MARIE Simulator package allows students to learn the essential concepts of computer organization and architecture, including assembly language, without getting caught up in unnecessary and confusing details.
  • Full suite of ancillary materials, including a secure companion website, Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint Format, an all-new Test Bank, and an Instructor Manual
  • Bundled with an optional Intel supplement
  • Ideally suited for single-term courses

Applicable Courses

Written for the Computer Organization and Architecture course taught at the college and university level.

Linda Null, PhD-Pennsylvania State University

Linda Null received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Iowa State University in 1991, an M.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University in 1989, an M.S. in Computer Science Education from Northwest Missouri State University in 1983, an M.S. in Mathematics Education from Northwest Missouri State University in 1980, and a B.S. in Mathematics and English from Northwest Missouri State University in 1977. She has been teaching mathematics and computer science for over 25 years and is currently the Computer Science graduate program coordinator at Penn State Harrisburg, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1995. Professor Null was recently presented Penn State's Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition of her innovative and outstanding work in the classroom, as well as the Kathryn Towns Award in recognition of her commitment to the issues and interests of women students, particularly those in mathematics and computer science. Her areas of interest include computer organization and architecture, operating systems, and computer security.

Julia Lobur-Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania

Julia has been a practitioner in the computer industry for over 20 years. She has held positions as a systems consultant, a staff programmer/analyst, a systems and network designer, and a software development manager.

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