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Author Opler, Ascher ♦ Rotenberg, Naomi
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Character addressable, variable field computers permit ready establishment and manipulation of variable width stacks. Single machine commands may push variable field items down into such stacks or pop them up. The availability of a variety of field delimiters allows the machine to push down or pop up more than one variable width item with one command. Since these stacking operations can be made the basis of compiler decoding algorithms, the proper use of machines of this class for compilation has advantages over machines with fixed-length words.
Description Affiliation: Computer Usage Co., Inc., New York, NY (Rotenberg, Naomi; Opler, Ascher)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 10
Page Count 4
Starting Page 608
Ending Page 611

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Source: ACM Digital Library