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Jump on Bit Instruction

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053731D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gregg, TA Halma, MJ [+details]

Abstract

A jump On Bit instruction (or microinstruction) function described herein is useful for reducing the number of operations required by a computer for varying/branching its operational sequence as a function of the value of a variably located bit.