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instruction, are no longer available
No need for
– PC & control sequencer
– Shared memory
Dataflow execution exemplified by Tomasulo’s algorithm for uniprocessors
Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras The Instruction Set: Critical Interface
The Instruction Set: a Critical Interface
hardware Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) Steering wheel Car S. Ziavras Instruction Set Architecture (ISA)
ISA: to express operations visible to the
programmer, compiler & O/S ISA ≡ PROCESSOR’s STEERING WHEEL The ISA is supported by:
• Organization of programmable storage
• Data types & data structures: encodings &
• Instruction formats
• Instruction/opcode set
• Modes of addressing & accessing data items &
• Exceptional conditions
Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras Instruction Set Com...
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- Fall '09