The case for the reduced instruction set computer

  title={The case for the reduced instruction set computer},
  author={D. Patterson and D. Ditzel},
  journal={ACM Sigarch Computer Architecture News},
  • D. Patterson, D. Ditzel
  • Published 1980
  • Computer Science
  • ACM Sigarch Computer Architecture News
  • One of the primary goals of computer architects is to design computers that are more costeffective than their predecessors. [...] Key Result This paper will argue that the next generation of VLSI computers may be more effectively implemented as RISC's than CISC's.Expand Abstract
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