RISC systems

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Research Studies Press, Aug 10, 1990 - Computers - 300 pages
Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) technology is advancing at a rapid pace, even since publication of the author's RISC Architecture in 1987. This work fills the need for a text that presents the state of the art in RISC technology, highlighting the latest and most important design methodologies that RISC technology has made possible. Serving advanced students, as well as practicing engineers and computer scientists. Presents the basic principles and properties of RISC, discusses its advantages and disadvantages, and describes RISC applications. A number of leading commercial and experimental RISC systems, which are themselves compared and evaluated, are also covered. Several chapters are devoted to a specific manufacturer and its system, and the results of numerous comparative experimental runs of standard benchmark problems are presented, along with evaluative discussions. Numerous problems, basic definitions and a glossary of abbreviations are also included.

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