Robert G. Plantz, PhD, Professor Emeritus

Computer Science Department

Sonoma State University

I retired from teaching in 2004 but continue to work on my book, Introduction to Computer Organization with x86-64 Assembly Language & GNU/Linux. I maintain this website primarily to support your use of this book.

At the IT HelpDesk. (Photo by Sally Hurtado.)

The book is available in three formats:

I am currently working on a version of the book for the ARM® architecture on the Raspberry Pi®. If you are curious about how my work is progressing, just click here. I welcome any comments you might have about this project, especially any errors that you see.

Although I no longer maintain an office on campus, please feel free to email me.