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Memory and algebra

  • C. Jousselin
  • J -P. Moskowitz
Communications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 379)

Abstract

Memory in the von Neumann computer is usually viewed as a linear array. We prove that this view does not follow from the consecutive nature of this memory, but from the group structure of the law performed in the address arithmetic unit. By changing that law, we can get a memory with a non commutative access. As an example we describe the metacyclic memory.

Keywords

Cayley Graph Address Space Central Unit Complex Data Structure Metacyclic Group 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Jousselin
    • 1
  • J -P. Moskowitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoires d'Electronique et de Physique appliquéeLimeil-BrévannesFrance

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