PUMPKIN: (another) microprogramming language

  title={PUMPKIN: (another) microprogramming language},
  author={Gregory R. Lloyd},
This paper provides a source level description of a compiled microprogramming language for the Microprogrammed Control Unit (MCU) of the Signal Processing Element (AN/UYK-17), currently under development at the Naval Research Laboratory. Its present form is strictly that of a "paper" language; current research at Brown is directed toward the problems encountered in optimizing microcode for this (horizontal) machine. The structure and syntax of PUMPKIN is closely related to that of LSD - a… CONTINUE READING