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Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction

Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction

This is a free, online textbook that is offered in conjunction with MIT's OpenCourseWare.  The book "is published in two parts. Part I, containing chapters 1-6, is a traditional printed textbook published by Morgan Kaufman, an imprint of Elsevier. Part II, containing chapters 7-11, is available here as an open educational resource. Both Parts I and II are also available in several other forms, listed in the About this Book section. This textbook, an introduction to the principles and abstractions used in the design of computer systems, is an outgrowth of notes written for 6.033 Computer System Engineering over a period of 40-plus years. Individual chapters are also used in other EECS subjects. There is also a Web site for the current 6.033 class with a lecture schedule that includes daily... Show More


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