The >S<puter: Introducing a novel concept for dispatching instructions using reconfigurable hardware

  • Christian Siemers
  • Dietmar P. F. Möller
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1482)

Abstract

A novel model for executing programs inside microprocessors is introduced, based on the integration of programmable structures in the dispatch and execution unit. These structures enable the highest degree of instruction parallelism while maintaining the strong sequence of results. The new model is introduced but not limited to register-based processors, while the requested compiler technology proves to be the same as for superscalar processors.

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Siemers
    • 1
  • Dietmar P. F. Möller
    • 2
  1. 1.Fachhochschule WestküsteUniversity of Applied SciencesHeide
  2. 2.Institut für InformatikTechnical University ClausthalClausthal-Zellerfeld

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