Logical design of a microprogrammed special-purpose computer.
Ingalls, Robert Austin
Cotton, Mitchell L.
MetadataShow full item record
An investigation is made of the microprogramming approach to logical design of a digital machine. The digital processor designed performs general matrix manipulation and in particular is adapted to the requirements for implementing a Kalman-Weiner filter in a Track- While-Scan radar system. A timing and data-flow analysis is made and micro-programs written to implement the required macros for the selected benchmark application. A detailed comparison is made of the operation of the microprogrammed processor to that of a current general purpose avionics type computer of similar main memory cycle time. Some conclusions are made concerning the optimizing of various parameters of a microprogrammed computer design.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Harmon, James Edward. (1988-06);A Scalable Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (SCMOS) microprogrammed controller for the Monterey Silicon Compiler (MSC) is implemented in the LISP programming language. The internal organization of MSC and ...
Duarte, Raimundo Nonato Daniel (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1974-03);This thesis presents a basic hardware model suitable for most sequential microprogrammed devices. A software system is described which allows the use of an assembly-level programming language instead of the binary ...
Darmawan (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1974-09);Considerations in the design of microprogrammed disk controllers are presented. First, the concept of microprogramming and the characteristics of diskette storage drives are discussed. The use of disk storage in data ...