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Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, 3ed John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson Errata for the 4th Printing Chapter Page # Description Front Cover xxiv Email address is "ca3bugs@mkp.com" The email address is listed on the 6th page inside the front cover as "cabugs@mkp.com" xxv "two versions of this edition" --> "two versions of the second edition" xxviii Emilio Salgueiro, Unysis --> Emilio Salgueiro, Unisys 1 19 1 28 last line: "11 integer benchmarks" --> "12 integer benchmarks" 1 30 figure 1.12 caption: "11 integer programs" --> "12 integer programs" 1 30 Figure 1.12: "perlmbk" --> "perlbmk" 1 32 Figure 1.13, row 6 (Telecommunications): "6" --> "5" (for number of kernels; the EEMBC Telecom suite has only 5 benchmarks) 1 32 Figure 1.13 caption: "consisting of 24 kernels" --> "consisting of 23 kernels" 1 37 Figure 1.6, caption "Programs" --> "Computers" 1 37 1 37 In the formula for weightings: the summation from "i=1 to n of 1/Time_j" --> "from j=1 to n of 1/Time_j" 1 43 Line 18: change the numerator from "Instruction Count x Clock Cycle Time" to "Instruction Count x Cycles per Instruction" 1 44 1 44 Example, Frequency of FP operations: Remove "(other than EPSQR)" 1 45 Answer, third equation: "1.625"--> "1.62" 1 52 Figure 1.21: (To concur with figure 1.22): Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER 20000 --> Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER 2000 1 52 Figure 1.21 caption, second line: "exSeries" --> "xSeries" 1 53 Figure 1.22 "Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER 20000" --> "Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER 2000" 1 53 Figure 1.23: "Transactions per minute (thouands)"-->"(thousands)" 1 54 Line 4 of first full paragraph, "AMD Elan" --> "AMD K6-2E+" 1 54 1 56 Third full paragraph, line 3: "with a typical power consumption of 9.3 W" --> "with a typical power consumption of 9.6 W" 1 57 Figure 1.28, line 4: "how much faster a Pentium 4 at 1.7 GHz would be than a 1 Ghz Pentium III"-->"1.7 GHz Pentium III" 1 57 Figure 1.28, line 6: "approximation to how fast a P3 would run"-->"how fast such a Pentium III would run" 1 61 SPEC95 for eqntott should read "dropped," and the SPEC92 column should either contain a "modified" entry or be left blank 1 70 Line 10 in Commercial Developments section: "Computer Museum" --> "Computer History Museum" (they are two different places) 1 73 Add reference: Kembel, R. [2000]. "Fibre Channel: A Comprehensive Introduction." Internet Week, April 2000. 1 78 Exercise 1.8, part e: Digital 21064C --> Alpha 21264C (to match with Figure 1.34) 1 80 1 80 1 80 Exercise 1.13, part c: "Which mean, arithmetic or harmonic"-->"Which mean, arithmetic or geometric" "If alpha corresponds inversely to the number of masking levels" --> "If alpha corresponds directly to the number of masking levels" "Geometric means also have a nice property for two samples Xi and Yi" --> "Geometric means also have a nice property for two samples X and Y of length n: Geometric mean (X)/Geometric mean (Y) = Geometric mean ((X1/Y1), (X2/Y2), … (Xn/Yn))" Line 8 from top: " . ..number of instructions per clock for instruction I:" --> ".
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course EE 577B taught by Professor Bhatti during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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