Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Reducing execution parameters through correspondence in computer architecture

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Wakefield, Scott P. ; IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, P.O. Box 704, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598, USA ; Flynn, M.

The purpose of this study is to develop and extend techniques to provide architectural correspondence between high-level language objects and hardware resources so as to minimize execution time parameters (memory traffic, program size, etc.). A resulting computer instruction set called Adept has been emulated, and a compiler has been developed with it as the target language. Although the study was restricted to Pascal, the resulting data are generally applicable to the execution time environment of any procedure-based language. Data indicate that significant bandwidth reductions are possible compared to System/370, VAX, P-code, etc. Specifically, the average improvement ratios realized were instruction bandwidth reduction: 3.46; data read reduction (in bytes): 5.42; data write reduction (in bytes): 14.72.

Note: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated is distributing this Article with permission of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) who is the exclusive owner. The recipient of this Article may not assign, sublicense, lease, rent or otherwise transfer, reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display or perform, or distribute the Article.  

Published in:

IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

July 1987

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.