bias register

bias register

[′bī·əs ‚rej·ə·stər]
(computer science)
A computer device that stores a number that is added to the memory address each time the computer memory is referenced by the program, thus offsetting the program addresses by a fixed amount.
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Lamport's elitist bias registers also in his neglect of other, contemporary authors such as Lenz (whom he characterizes as an inferior imitator of Goethe, and one less attuned to class conflicts) and in his complete omission of the many women playwrights of the era whose work has recently been anthologized and critically evaluated.