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The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles Paperback – 15 Mar 2008

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ISBN-13: 978-0262640688 ISBN-10: 0262640686 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press; 1 edition (15 March 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262640686
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262640688
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 1.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 558 g
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A refreshingly new way of looking at computer systems as a whole by considering all aspects of a complete system in an integrated manner.

'Jonathan Bowen, Times Higher Education Supplement

About the Author

Shimon Schocken is the IDB Professor of Information Technologies and Dean of the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

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