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Variable Addressing for Local Store Operations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053386D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cannon, JW Jones, JF Phillips, LA [+details]

Abstract

A variable addressing scheme is described that reduces the number of microcode words needed to access different local storage locations. A variable local storage address can be set without the use of a branch instruction.