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operand

a quantity or function upon which a mathematical or logical operation is performed

operand

[′äp·ə‚rand]
(computer science)
Any one of the quantities entering into or arising from an operation.

operand

(programming)
An argument of an operator or of a machine language instruction.

operand

The part of a machine instruction that references data or a peripheral device. In the instruction, ADD A to B, A and B are the operands (nouns), and ADD is the operation code (verb). In the instruction READ TRACK 9, SECTOR 32, track and sector are the operands.
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The proposed optimized circuits are also generalized for m-bit operands and necessary formulas for computing the number of required gates, number of DC outputs/inputs, quantum cost and hardware complexity are suggested.
Here, the hierarchical approach would be a better option, where the operands for testing the functions of terminal nodes are generated at lower hierarchical (e.
3,x,y] # operand were considered to be correct if any of the two possible operands came up as the item most similar to those subquestions.
assert is a verification directive from the Verification layer, always and next are temporal operators, ->is an operator from Boolean layer, while req and ack are Boolean operands that are also 2 signals in the DUV.
A collection of these facts constitutes an inference net (IN) that makes use of logical operands and numeric functions.
An operation may have one or more operands specified as XML attributes.
The number of control paths basically identifies the different branches within a program and are in turn determined by subroutines and operands (for example, if/then, calculation-driven subroutines, etc).
The IWT also have the potential for simpler implementation as many of the operands are integer and hence widely used in compression systems in industries (1).
By applying the Text Line Detection algorithm on an entire page, text rows are extracted to serve as operands for the Text Characteristics algorithm.
There are many influences on operands during transformation.
The LSQ is a hardware structure that exhibits two main problems: 1) its logic is complex as it involves associative comparison of wide operands, which implies a high energy consumption, and 2) the scaling of the LSQ increases its access latency, which makes it hard to integrate it in high-frequency designs.