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Saving Bits in a Control Store Word By Redefining Branch Fields

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048440D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cox, FJ McCauley, DW Meoli, L [+details]

Abstract

Bit width of the control store word in a horizontal microprogram-driven CPU can be minimized by alternate definition of the fields controlling branching.