The Organization of Microprogram Stores

@article{Dasgupta1979TheOO,
  title={The Organization of Microprogram Stores},
  author={Subrata Dasgupta},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
  year={1979},
  volume={11},
  pages={39-65}
}
A central issue in mic roprogramming is the organization of the control s t o r e t h e m e m o r y from which a microprogram is executed. T h e s t ruc ture of this store has a major mf luence on the economy (in bo th t ime and m e m o r y space) of the target mach ine implementa t ion , on the overall complexi ty of the hos t mach ine organization, and on Its microprogrammablh ty . T h e first par t of this paper surveys some aspects of control store archi tectures , including the… CONTINUE READING
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