**The Elements of Computing Systems**

by Noam Nisan, Shimon Schocken

**Publisher**: MIT Press 2005**ISBN/ASIN**: 0262640686**ISBN-13**: 9780262640688**Number of pages**: 267

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The book exposes students to a significant body of computer science knowledge, gained through a series of hardware and software construction tasks. These tasks demonstrate how theoretical and applied techniques taught in other computer science courses are used in practice.

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