Instruction Set Processor


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Instruction Set Processor

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(ISP) A family of languages for describing the instruction sets of computers.

["Computer Structures: Readings and Examples", D.P. Siewiorek et al, McGraw-Hill 1982].
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Application Specific Instruction Set Processor. An Application Specific Instruction Set Processor (ASIP) is a processor designed for one particular application, or a set of specific applications.
After explaining finite field operations they describe hardware platforms such as instruction set processors, ASIC designs, hardware description languages and programmable logic, general principles of circuit synthesis, adders and subtractors, multipliers, dividers and other arithmetic operators, circuits for finite field operations and floating-point units.
High performance reduced instruction set processors. IBM Tech.

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