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Bit Mask To Hex Value Converter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066336D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Lochner, DL [+details]

Abstract

The converter shown in the above figure, which includes priority encoder A, priority encoder B and multiplexer C, converts a two-byte (16-bit) mask into a hex character identifying the position of the highest-order bit in that mask.