Dive Into Systems: A Gentle Introduction to Computer Systems by Suzanne J Matthews
This is a crash course in the hard and soft components of any computer system. In introductory-level computer science classes, it'll guide readers to understand computers at various layers of abstraction. Early chapters begin with the basics of the C programming language and the inner workings of operating systems. Later, how to optimize code for various architectures, how memory management works in multi-core CPUs and much more is also covered. Accessible and easy to follow, this book uses images and exercises to break down these complex topics.
About the Author: Suzanne J. Matthews is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the United States Military Academy, West Point. She is a Fellow at West Point's Network Science Center and an affiliate of the Cyber Research Center. She has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests include parallel computing, single board computers, experimental computer science, data analytics, and computational biology. Tia Newhall is a professor in the computer science department at Swarthmore College. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin. Her research interests are in parallel and distributed systems. Kevin C. Webb is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Swarthmore College. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from UC San Diego. His research interests are in networks, distributed systems, and computer science education.
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