Program Instruction

Some articles on program instruction, program, instruction, instructions:

Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine - Development and Design
... temporarily, and a third to hold the current program instruction along with its address in memory ... word of RAM could contain either a program instruction or data ... In a program instruction, bits 0–12 represented the memory address of the operand to be used, and bits 13–15 specified the operation to be executed, such as storing a ...
Historical Development of The Register Machine Model - Elgot-Robinson (1964) and The Problem of The RASP Without Indirect Addressing
... A RASP or Random access stored program machine begins as a counter machine with its "program of instruction" placed in its "registers" ... Analogous to, but independent of, the finite state machine's "Instruction Register", at least one of the registers (nicknamed the "program counter" (PC)) and one or more "temporary ... The finite state machine's TABLE of instructions is responsible for (i) fetching the current program instruction from the proper register, (ii) parsing the program instruction, (ii) fetching operands ...

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