The case for the reduced instruction set computer

@article{Patterson1980TheCF,
  title={The case for the reduced instruction set computer},
  author={D. Patterson and D. Ditzel},
  journal={ACM Sigarch Computer Architecture News},
  year={1980},
  volume={8},
  pages={25-33}
}
  • 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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