A variant technique for counting ones

Abstract

The Techniques Section in the May 1960 Cornmunica-tio'n,s included a clever method for counting binary ones in a computer word. Art illustration of {he melhod was given for the IBM 704. On the 70(.) and 7090, however, there is an even more powerful method awSlable, since the eoxw:aT instructions on these machines give new power to table h)ok-up operations… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/367368.367381

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