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FIFO Stack Operations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045177D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bourke, DG [+details]

Abstract

Asynchronous enqueueing and dequeueing of first-in, first-out (FIFO) stack elements is provided in hardware with minimum software overhead. Of interest is U.S. Patent 4,041,462 which describes last-in first-out (LIFO) stack control blocks.